University of Texas
Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics

Professional Degree:

North Carolina State University
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Internship/private practice equivalent:

The Regional Veterinary Referral Center, Springfield, VA

Current Organizational Memberships

Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society

DC Academy

American Veterinary Medical Association


Gruen ME, Alfaro-Córdoba M, Thomson AE, Worth AC, Staicu A-M, Lascelles BDX (2017) The Use of Functional Data Analysis to Evaluate Activity in a Spontaneous Model of Degenerative Joint Disease Associated Pain in Cats. PLoS ONE 12(1): e0169576.

Diphenhydramine exposure in dogs: 621 cases (2008–2013)
Alisha C. Worth, Tina A. Wismer, and David C. Dorman
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2016 249:1, 77-82

Professional Interests

Feline medicine

Hobbies / Interests / Family

Dr. Worth enjoys painting, gardening, hiking and aquarium keeping. Her husband is also an emergency veterinarian. They have a silly dog, Marcus, and a bad cat, Cheesecake.