Beth Marie Lowman was born on April 23, 1978 at San Juan Regional Hospital and raised in Aztec, New Mexico. She is the daughter of Bill and Kathy Lowman also of Aztec. She has three sisters: Jenny (recently married and pursuing a Doctorate in Sociology at UNR in Reno, NV), Marissa (happily married with 3 children), and Tabatha (pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry at Brescia University in Owensboro, KY). She graduated from Aztec High School as an Honor Student and 5th in her class in 1996. After high school she spent 2 years at San Juan Community College while working part time at Farmington Drug as a counter clerk and pharmacy delivery driver. In 1998 she transferred her SJCC credits to New Mexico State University in pursuit of a degree in Animal Science. She graduated With honors from NMSU’s College of Agriculture and Home Economics in 2001 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and a Major in Animal Science. She was accepted to Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002 and graduated with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in May 2006. She has been working at San Juan Veterinary Hospital since June 18, 2006.
Dr. Lowman is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the New Mexico Veterinary Medical Association. While at CSU she was an officer and active member of the Zoological Medical Society and a member of the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Lowman loves to read, watch movies, and she plays the clarinet. She has played intramural soccer and softball. She is an avid skier and hiker and also loves camping and other outdoor sports. She has desired to be a veterinarian since she was 3 years old. She has been passionate about animals from this early age. She has owned and ridden horses since 1998 and plans “someday” to try a competition trail ride. Currently she owns 2 dogs, 9 cats, 4 horses, 2 goats, and lots of chickens. She also tends to an acre orchard of apple trees.