VIN Consultants and Editors

Focus: Zoonoses and Public Health

Associate Editor

Andrew Hennenfent

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) Public Health, 2021


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2012
  • Master of Public Health, University of Illinois, 2014
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 2008

Current Professional Activities

  • Senior Zoonotic Disease Epidemiologist, District of Columbia Department of Health

Past Professional Activities

  • CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship in Infectious Disease
  • Practiced small animal medicine in the south-Chicago suburbs for 2 years.

Marital Status

  • Wife: Jayme Hennenfent, DVM, MS. Veterinary Medical Officer with USDA/APHIS.


  • One daughter: Aidy


  • Two cats, multiple fish, and a dwarf alberta spruce in a large flower pot.


  • I enjoy biking, gardening, and reading.

Favorite Quote

"Never memorize something that you can look up." — Albert Einstein

What I Like Most About VIN

The ability to learn and grow with veterinarians from around the world.

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