Dr. McPherson is a graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Ontario and holds both a Master of Science and Honours Bachelor of Science degrees. She was born and raised in Etobicoke and later spent several years studying and practicing veterinary medicine in Guelph and Kingston, Ontario, respectively, before returning to her roots in 2015.
She has a keen interest in the veterinary fields of pain management and emergency medicine.
In her spare time, Dr. Joanna enjoys playing sports such as basketball and hockey. She is passionate about music, enjoys singing and plays both the violin and guitar. She shares her home with her human, canine and avian family members: Adam, Rusty (Shih Tzu) and Rosie (Cockatiel).