VIN Consultants and Editors

Focus: Parasitology

Associate Editor

Michael Harter

Michael Harter


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, 1995

Current Professional Activities

  • Associate Veterinarian, Animal Medical Clinics, Rockford Illinois, 1995-present

Past Professional Activities

  • Research Associate, Microbiology, Mycobacterium avium complex, with Dr. Patrick J. Brennan, CSU CVMBS, 1992-1995
  • Diagnostic Microbiology Technician, National Wildlife Health Labs, Madison WI, 1984-1990

Marital Status

  • Single


  • Cat, Mitch - hard luck-case
  • Rescued kitten, Mae - short for Mania
  • Recently lost my 2 longtime companion dogs, Emily and Lulu, to age.


  • Reading
  • Learning
  • Writing

Favorite Quote

"Talking, talking. Spinning a web of words, pale walls of dreams, between myself and all I see." -- John Gardner, Grendel

What I Like Most About VIN

VIN is a tremendous database and resource. I enjoy contributing what I can.

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