VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Avian

Associate Editor

Betsy Stringer

Betsy Stringer

Board Certification

  • American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) Zoo Medicine, 2012


  • Residency in Zoo Medicine, NCSU, 2011
  • Internship in Zoo Medicine, Indianapolis Zoo, 2008
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 2001

Current Professional Activities

  • Clinical Veterinarian at Disney's Animal Kingdom and The Seas
  • Chair of American College of Zoological Medicine Training Program Committee
  • Associate Editor for the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Past Professional Activities

  • Associate Veterinarian, Denver Zoo, Denver Colorado, 2012–2021
  • Relief Veterinarian, Minnesota Zoo and Birmingham Zoo, 2011–2012
  • Zoological Medicine Resident, NCSU and North Carolina Zoo, 2008–2011
  • Zoological Medicine Intern, Indianapolis Zoo, 2006–2008


  • Helicopter pilot and entrepreneur Matthew


  • Bernese mountain dog Dexter


  • Travel!
  • Interior design
  • Weight lifting
  • Yoga

Favorite Quote

"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it" —Robert Swan

What I Like Most About VIN

Teaching and learning every day! What an incredible network of veterinarians.

Are you a specialist who loves helping (and learning from) colleagues?

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