Medical Advisor

Vincent J. Tavella DVM, MPH

Vincent Tavella is an associate veterinarian at a small animal hospital in the greater Richmond area of Virginia. His special interests include population health, preventative medicine, the human-animal bond, emergency disease response, epidemiology, and evidence based medicine. Vincent is also passionate about international veterinary medicine and agriculture and participates in veterinary missions trips to developing nations.


  • Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, MPH

Professional Accomplishments

  • Served on emergency response task force for the Newcastle Disease outbreak
  • Served on veterinary missions trips to Nicaragua
  • Co-authored several journal articles on lupus nephritis



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