VIN Consultants and Editors

Focus: Mammals Small and Exotic

Associate Editor

Karen Rosenthal

Karen Rosenthal


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 1988
  • Master of Science, Foresight, University of Houston, 2019
  • Master of Science, Zoology, Duke Univ, 1982
  • Bachelor of Arts, SUNY at Oswego, 1980

Current Professional Activities

  • Director of Exotic Companion Animal Education, Veterinary Emergency Group

Past Professional Activities

  • Department Chair - Clinical Sciences, LIU-CVM, Brookville, NY
  • Dean, SMU School of Veterinary Medicine Professor, Exotic Animal Medicine St. Matthew's University
  • Director of the Special Species Service and Staff Veterinarian at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Staff member of the Exotic Animal Service at The Animal Medical Center
  • Director of the Avian and Exotic Animal Division of ANTECH Diagnostics
  • Staff Veterinarian of the Long Island Reptile Museum


  • Anything to do with baseball and tennis.
  • Photography.

Favorite Quote

"The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided."
--Casey Stengel

What I Like Most About VIN

The continual challenge

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

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