Meet The Doctors

Christine Meredith, VMD

Raised near Scranton, Dr. Christine Meredith is a Pennsylvania native who attended the University of Scranton and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. From these schools, she has earned a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in psychology and was the proud recipient of the Lynn M. Sammons award, respectively.

Dr. Meredith has owned and worked for groundbreaking and award-winning practices alike. She has participated in clinical development trials and built successful practices from the ground up. Dr. Meredith had spent years providing long and short-term relief services and practice management guidance for Companion Animal practitioners in Pennsylvania. For the last seven years, she has been the chief medical officer of Affinity Veterinary Center of Malvern, the 2019 Best of the Main Line Veterinary practice award winner.

She brings with her 20 years of firsthand clinical and real-life expertise and experience in managing senior cats and dogs. She also guides owners through at home care and difficult decisions with compassion and grace.

Leia Paul, DVM

Dr. Leia Paul has been in small animal practice since her graduation from Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. Her husband’s career path has taken her to many places—from Atlanta to Wisconsin to Maryland and finally to Delaware, where she has lived since 2007. She is very excited to join the New London team!

Dr. Paul grew up in southern Indiana and did her undergraduate studies at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta. She always knew she wanted to be a vet and enjoys the challenges and diversity that the profession offers. She loves the detective work of difficult medical cases, the artistic aspects of soft tissue surgery, and the relationships she forms with her clients and their furry children.

Dr. Paul and her husband live in North Wilmington with their two children, their three toy poodles, and their two cats. In her free time, Dr. Paul enjoys read and tending her many plants, especially her orchids!

Deb Beck-Ross, DVM

Dr Beck received her veterinary degree from Texas A&M in 1984. She practiced in the area five years before coming to Penn Animal Hospital in 1989. She has called this practice her second home since then!

When not working, she enjoys weightlifting and to broaden her horizons, she takes an annual overseas trip to learn about other countries through Go Ahead Tours. She has an adult son and daughter, and cats as pets that keep her company at home.

Juliann Callan, DVM

Dr. Juliann Callan was born and raised in Staten Island, New York. She received her Bachelor of Science from University of Delaware in 2020. She attended The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine and is graduating with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in May 2024. Dr. Callan’s professional interests include nutrition, ophthalmic emergencies, and senior care. In her free time. Dr. Callan enjoys yoga, traveling, and hiking with her dog- Kane.

Justyna Kwiecinska


Justyna Kwiecinska is a graduate of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. She was born in Poland and raised in the United States, completing her Bachelors of Science at University of Delaware before heading to Poland for vet school. She graduated vet school in spring of 2023 and started at New London Veterinary Center soon after. She has a tuxedo cat named Atticus and enjoys horseback riding in her free time.