VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Ophthalmology

Associate Editor

Rhea Morgan

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) Ophthalmology, 1990
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Small Animal Internal Medicine, 1982


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 1976

Current Professional Activities

  • Director, Smoky Mountain Veterinary Services, Walland TN
  • Vet@VIN, VIN Content Manager, Editor of Canine Associate & Feline Associate textbooks
  • Visiting Professor, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, China Agricultural University, Beijing, PR China

Past Professional Activities

  • Ophthalmologist, Ophthalmology Services at Village Veterinary Clinic, Farragut TN: 2002-2015
  • Editor, JAAHA: 2003-2006
  • Senior Content Editor, 2002-2003
  • Chief of Staff, Rowley Memorial Animal Hospital, Springfield MA: 1996-2002
  • Professor of Ophthalmology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN: 1991-1996
  • Staff internist and ophthalmologist, Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, Boston MA: 1977-1991


  • 3/29/2018 – Corgi-less at the moment.


  • Traveling, especially to Africa
  • Wildlife photography
  • Bicycling
  • Lady Vols basketball
  • Bird watching
  • Hiking, spending time in the Smokies

Favorite Quote

"This we know... the earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth." —Chief Seattle

What I Like Most About VIN

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