Dr. Christopher Gargamelli is a 2004 graduate of the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in West Lafayette, Indiana. He currently practices small animal emergency medicine at the Animal Emergency Hospital of Central Connecticut in Rocky Hill, CT. Dr. Gargamelli is a member of the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association where he currently serves as president-elect of the organization. He is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Hartford County Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Gargamelli serves as team leader of the Region 2 Connecticut State Animal Response Team and is chairman of Region 2 Emergency Support Function 11 (Animal Protection) for the Connecticut Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security’s Preparedness Region 2, Regional Emergency Planning Team Steering Committee. Dr. Gargamelli currently lives in Durham, CT with his wife and two beautiful daughters. They currently share their house with 3 dogs, 2 guinea pigs, 2 cats, 2 rabbits, and a turtle. Dr. Gargamelli is excited to be part of the 2011-2012 class of Future Leaders.