VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Clinical Nutrition

Associate Editor

Cecilia Villaverde

Cecilia Villaverde

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Nutrition, 2010
  • European College of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ECVCN) Small Animal Nutrition, 2010


  • Residency in Small Animal Nutrition, University of California Davis, 2009
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 2000
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 2005
  • Master of Science, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 2002

Current Professional Activities

Past Professional Activities

  • Faculty Nutritionist at UC Davis
  • Instructor in Animal Nutrition, Animal and Food Science Department, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • Research Associate, Servei de Nutrició i Benestar Animal, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • Chief of Service of the Servei de Dietètica i Nutrició, Fundació Hospital Clinic Veterinari, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • Intern, Fundació Hospital Clinic Veterinari, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • Resident, Small Animal Clinical Nutrition, University of California Davis
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of California Davis

Marital Status

  • Married to Edgar Garcia Manzanilla


  • Two adopted Irish cats, Carlotta and Tweed

Favorite Quote

"Always look at the bright side of life." —Monty Python

What I Like Most About VIN

Having tons of information within the click of a mouse, sharing experiences and opinions with colleagues around the world, with points of view completely different than mine.

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