Adamson Veterinary Services
375 W. State St, Salem, OH 44460

(330) 332-1880



Our Team


Our Doctors


Dr. Brooks

dr-brooksDr. Brooks, the owner of Adamson Veterinary Services, has been in the veterinary industry for 15 years as a research biologist, licensed veterinary technician, hospital manager and veterinarian. She has been living and practicing in Salem for several years.

Dr. Brooks received her Bachelor’s degree in biology, and education from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia in 1992. She began her animal science career as an intern at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI studying the life cycle of cranes. She helped raise Siberian cranes, Sandhill cranes, and Whooping cranes for reintroduction into the wild. She left there and worked for the Patuxent Fish and Wildlife center to help raise Texas Bobwhite Quail for reintroduction to the wild in 1993. There she worked as a research assistant. In 1994 she began her career as a veterinarian assistant and became a licensed veterinary technician in Maryland in 1996. She received her veterinary medicine degree from Ross University of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. Dr. Brooks came to work in Salem in 2004, and has been there every since. She is an experienced surgeon and general practioner. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Feline Practioner Society, Veterinary Emergency Medicine Society and International Rotary Club. She is the president of the local chapter of the Eastern Ohio Veterinary Medical Association, currently serving on the Humane Society of Columbiana County Humane Society and owner of Adamson Veterinary Services. She has a 40 year eclectic career that includes military service (US Women’s Army Corp), Motherhood (raised 2 children), Teacher (grades 8 – 12 and martial arts), artist and animal science careers.

Dr. Alicia Boyce

dr-alicia-boyceDr. Boyce has been an exciting addition to our veterinary team. She received her DVM at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and cannot imagine a career more fulfilling than that of a veterinarian. Her undergraduate degree in Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Biology and Chemistry was earned at The University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio. She has worked in multiple veterinary clinics while pursuing her DVM degree, as well as having spent time studying elephants and other exotic animals in Thailand.

Dr. Boyce, a native of Ohio, is a Buckeye through and through. When not in the clinic, she enjoys reading, spending time with her husband and their four-footed child, a demanding feline named Katy.

Dr. Michael Slawienski, DVM, DACVS

dr-michael-slawienskiDr. Slawienski is a specialist, whom of which is available to our clients at Adamson Veterinary Services upon prior appointment arrangements.

Dr. Slawienski is a native of Buffalo, New York. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from Cornell University and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University in 1992. He completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, and trained as a resident in veterinary surgeon at the prestigious Animal Medical Center in New York City. He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1999. Dr. Mike practiced at Associated Veterinary Specialists in St. Louis before moving to Ohio with his family in 2004. He has provided soft tissue, neurologic and orthopedic specialty surgeries for patients of veterinary hospitals in Northeast Ohio and surrounding areas since that time. Dr. Mike is an avid homebrewer and as a BJCP certified judge has judged beer competitions nationally and abroad. Dr. Mike enjoys spending time with his three young wonderful children and his wife. Dr. Slawienski has a sweet one-eyed pug named Boty and a very mischievous cat named Shadow.


Our Staff



anneLead Receptionist Supervisor

Anne has over 15 years of experience as a customer services specialist, and is always willing to go the extra mile to help you out by making sure you and your four-footed children are taken care of. We just love her silly personality, always trying to make us giggle! Anne is married with one son. She enjoys spending every moment she can with them. Anne has 5 cats, two of which are Ragdolls. Anne has been known to be the cat whisperer.


christyLead Technician Supervisor

Christy received her Bachelor degree in Animal Science in 1995. She has worked as a non-certified veterinary technician for the last 10 years or more and is currently our technician supervisor. She assists with exams, surgery, and also enters much of the patients’ medical information into the computer as well as other duties. She is the mother of two (yes she is married), and loves traveling with her family as well as working with animals. She coaches cheer leading at Beaver Local School and is involved in numerous after school activities with her children.


Licensed Veterinary Technician
cindyCindy has been with us for several years and is a Certified Veterinary Technician. She graduated from Parkland College with an Associate of Science and Veterinary Technology degree in 1995. Since then she has worked at veterinary practices and non-profit shelters as a Certified Veterinary Technician. She is particularly interested in pet overpopulation problems and felines of all colors and types. She has been involved in several rescue groups over the years. She is involved with the Society of Creative Anachronism (SCA) and enjoys Medieval and Renaissance fairs.


danielleDanielle is one of our wonderful receptionist who has 15 years of experience as a receptionist. We just love her bubbly outgoing personality. She is always doing her best to make sure our clients get the best experience out of their visit here in the office. Always greeting you with a smile, and with an abundance of information to help you out. She is married with a beautiful little girl, who she loves spending time with. Her main hobbies are her family, and making sure that they are well taken care of!


julieJulie is one of our receptionist staff members. Julie is a caring receptionist with numerous year of experience in customer service. She is always greeting those that come through the door with a smile. Julie enjoys meeting everyone, and hearing their stories about their four-footed family members. Julie has lived in this area for over a decade with her loving husband and full-of-energy son.


Licensed Veterinary Technician


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Licensed Veterinary Technician



Kennel Assistant



Practice Manager
ryanStacy has recently started working with us this year. She is a registered veterinary technician that comes from a background in emergency medicine and management.  She enjoys working with pets and their parents to help them achieve optimal health and happiness.  Stacy enjoys reading, hiking, camping, gardening, and listening to vinyl records.  She is happy to start working in the Salem community and with our wonderful staff!

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