Dr. Nicole Ehrhart graduated from the University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. She completed an internship in general medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City and was accepted into a surgery residency at Colorado State University in 1991. She completed her surgical residency and Masters degree in Clinical Sciences in 1994 and became Board Certified in Surgery in 1995 during the first year of a 2 year postdoctoral Fellowship in Surgical Oncology and Orthopedic Research. Following completion of her Fellowship she was recruited in 1996 to the University of Illinois College of Biomedical Sciences as an Assistant Professor in Surgical Oncology where she remained for 6 years. In 2002, concurrent with the opening of the new Flint Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, she returned to Colorado to join the faculty as a Professor of Surgical Oncology. She holds joint faculty appointments in the School of Biomedical Engineering and the Cell and Molecular Biology Programs, is a member of the Gates Regenerative Medicine Center at the University of Colorado and is a University of Colorado Cancer Center member.