Dr. Desrochers was most recently a clinical assistant professor in equine internal medicine at Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center. She received her doctorat en médecine vétérinaire from the University of Montreal in St-Hyacinthe, Québec in 1999, and completed an internship program at the Chino Valley Equine Hospital in Chino, California, from 1999 to 2000. Dr. Desrochers conducted a large animal internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center from 2000 to 2002, and held a large animal cardiology and ultrasound fellowship at the New Bolton Center from 2002 to 2004. She joined the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center's staff as a clinical instructor in equine internal medicine in August 2004, and was appointed to the rank of clinical assistant professor in equine internal medicine in August 2005. Dr. Desrochers achieved Diplomate status through the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2004. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, and the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.