VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Veterinary Students

Associate Editor

Matt Holland

Matt Holland


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2017

Current Professional Activities

  • VIN Foundation board member
  • Illinois State VMA Government Relations Team (volunteer)
  • Not One More Vet Student Team (volunteer)
  • Multicultural Vet Med Association Community Outreach Committee, speaker (policy, non-traditional careers & mental health)

Past Professional Activities

  • National SAVMA President (2016–2017)

Marital Status

  • Married Cara in 2017


  • Music, cycling, gardening


  • Two cats, Ashland & Jasper

Favorite Quote

"Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within." —James Baldwin

What I Like Most About VIN

One of the things I like best is to be where new, different, and creative things are happening. It's impossible to not feel that energy at VIN, because there isn't any other community like it.

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

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