VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Clinical and Anatomic Pathology

Associate Editor

Elisa Salas

Elisa Salas

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) Anatomic Pathology, 2013


  • Residency in Anatomic Pathology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2013
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, 2004

Current Professional Activities

  • Anatomic pathologist for IDEXX
  • Veterinary Services Manager at a pet products company - I work with amazing people trying to do good every day
  • Memberships: ACVP and ISVD

Past Professional Activities

  • Private practice: mixed animal practice, small animal practice, locum

Marital Status

  • Married to Aaron Saathoff, Ph.D. (he's a plant guy and my vet school souvenir)


  • Tristan, born 2010 (he's a cutie pie!)
  • The youngest addition, Sylvia - she's pretty wonderful!


  • Piper - cute and all black with green eyes. She loves me the best
  • Beaker - cute, dumb as a stone, fetches, loves EVERYONE!!!


  • Quilting - really put on the back burner, I've got to get back on that
  • Bicycling - made easier with the cutie-pie as he loves cycling
  • Cooking - I love eating and feeding people the food I've cooked.
  • Trying adventurous mixed drinks
  • Video games
  • Traveling

Favorite Quote

"No day but today." - Rent

What I Like Most About VIN

I love veterinarians. They're just the best people ever. And, I love helping. VIN is a marriage of both.

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

Join the proud team of VIN Consultants and Associate Editors!
Call Paul D. Pion, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) at 530-757-6881 or email .