VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Diagnostic Imaging - Radiology

Associate Editor

Julie Ekedahl

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) Diagnostic Imaging, 2003


  • Residency in Diagnostic Imaging, University of Georgia, 2003
  • Internship in Large Animal Medicine, University of Georgia, 2000
  • Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris, University of Pennsylvania, 1999

Current Professional Activities

  • Owner of a single doctor mobile ultrasound and Teleradiology practice in Southwestern Idaho
  • Member of ACVR, AVMA, IdahoVMA, and Boise Academy VMA

Marital Status

  • Married to my best friend Leif who also acts as the IT support for my practice and home.


  • Nick is in junior high and undecided on a future career other than not veterinary medicine. He enjoys downhill skiing, playing computer games, and annoying his younger sister.
  • Anne is in 6th grade and while she loves animals, she is considering a future career at NASA, or maybe something else. She enjoys cross-country and downhill skiing and annoying her older brother.


  • A Lab mix named Luna(tic), a tortie cat named Penny, and 4 hens Cheesy Panther, Cujo, Tulip, and Peep.


  • Paddleboarding, cross country skiing skate and classic, downhill skiing alpine and telemark, reading, and mountain biking.

Favorite Quotes

  • “Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” —Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
  • “I understand what you're saying, and your comments are valuable, but I'm gonna ignore your advice.” —Roald Dahl, The Fantistic Mr. Fox

What I Like Most About VIN

I really appreciate being part of a community and having both the opportunity to learn and to give back to the community.

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