Beth Frank, DVM, CCRT — Chief of Staff
Dr. Beth Frank, our Chief of Staff, grew up in Northwest Indiana and attended Purdue University, where she earned both an undergraduate degree and a DVM degree. Prior to joining the New Palestine Veterinary Clinic in July 2011, she practiced at the Wisconsin Equine Clinic in Oconomowoc, WI, and the Woodmar Animal Clinic in Hammond, IN. Dr. Frank's special interests include geriatric medicine and preventive care. She is also a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT).
When not at work, Dr. Frank enjoys yoga, rock climbing, hiking and camping. She has two daughters, Emily and Eleanor, a German Shepherd named Mabel, two cats named Mew and Kermit, and chickens.
Brittany Hall, DVM
Dr. Brittany Hall grew up outside of Detroit, Michigan and currently resides in Indianapolis, Indiana. She received an undergraduate degree from Colby College and earned a DVM degree from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to joining the New Palestine Veterinary Clinic team, Dr. Hall practiced in Oklahoma City, Milwaukee, and Indianapolis. Her special interests include pain management, preventative care, and emergency medicine.
Dr. Hall is married, with two young boys, and they share their home with three dogs, two Border Collies and an Aussie mix, and two cats. Outside of the practice, she enjoys camping, hiking, college football, and Red Wings hockey.
Carole Dehmel, DVM
Dr. Dehmel was born and raised in Indiana. She attended Purdue University for her undergraduate degree. After college, she moved out west and only within the last year relocated back to Indiana. She received her veterinary degree from St. George’s University and finished her clinical year at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to joining the New Palestine Veterinary Clinic, she worked in Tennessee as a general practitioner and relief veterinarian in general practice and emergency clinics and most recently at a practice on the south side of Indianapolis. Outside of work, her interests include running, backpacking and hiking with her dogs Cinnamon and Banjo. She also has shares her home with two cats named Simba and Crash.
Dr. Katie Elkins, DVM
Dr. Katie Elkins grew up in Hartford City, IN and currently resides in Indianapolis, IN. She received an undergraduate degree in Animal Science from Purdue University and also earned a DVM degree from Purdue University. In addition to preventive care, Dr. Elkins is interested in internal medicine, dermatology, and general surgery.
In her free time, Dr. Elkins enjoys going on hikes with her husband and her dog, Koda, playing water sports, spending time with friends and family, playing board games, and watching movies.