Dr. Hess attended Colorado State University for both undergraduate and veterinary school. She then completed an internship in small animal medicine, surgery and critical care at Alameda East Veterinary Hospital in Denver. Dr. Hess completed a three year residency in theriogenology (reproduction) at Virginia Tech. Dr. Hess joined Colorado Veterinary Specialists as a small
Dr. Hess is a member of the American Kennel Club's Canine Health Foundation Grants Committee and serves as a theriogenology consultant for the Veterinary Information Network (VIN).
Milan is an active competitor with her curly-coated retrievers and Dutch shepherd in multiple dog sports including conformation, agility, hunt tests, tracking, and obedience.