Ya’at’eeh (Greetings). Dr. Roxanne Benally is an enrolled tribal citizen of the Navajo Nation and grew up on a small farm in Shiprock, New Mexico with her parents and siblings. Dr. Benally graduated from Shiprock High School in 2008. In 2012, she completed her Animal Science degree at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM. In the May of 2017, Dr. Benally recently graduated from Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Dr. Benally became a veterinarian for the primary reason to help the Navajo Nation, the people of the San Juan County and the State of New Mexico and beyond. Her tradition roots with her Navajo people and community have always bestowed her forever-deepest love and passion for animals. Dr. Benally enjoys the outdoors, watching sports, and spending time with her family.