Dr. Chia was born in Taipei, Taiwan and immigrated with her family in 2004. She received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Bachelor of Arts in Dance from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2013. She spent a year with Smithsonian’s National Zoo in reproductive science to study Panamanian Golden Frog. Dr. Chia then attended veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania where she earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. She completed a rotating internship at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Charlotte, North Carolina and a dentistry residency at the Center for Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Dr. Chia is passionate about all areas of veterinary dentistry and especially interested in periodontal disease, oral mass, stomatitis and dental education.
Outside of work, she loves traveling around the world and learning ballroom dance.