Dr. Hawkins is a 2005 graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She has worked in a variety of companion animal hospitals as a general practitioner, and most recently as a small animal emergency veterinarian at REACH Veterinary Specialists. Her professional interests include dentistry, ophthalmology, and emergency care. She also has significant experience in soft tissue surgery.
In their free time, you can often find Dr. Hawkins and her husband, Nate, on the local mountain bike and hiking trails, or exploring in their teardrop camper trailer. Dr. Hawkins has participated in the Asheville Little Bellas program as a mentor since 2018. Her furry family members include a hound dog named Tex, a cuddly black cat named Spooky, Stitch, a tortie with attitude and a new Border Terrier puppy, Mac, who is training to be a trail dog.