Cynthia MacKenzie, DVM

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Cynthia MacKenzie, DVM represents the AVMA PLIT around the country, raising the awareness of the PLIT program insurance and risk management solutions to veterinarians and veterinary students.

Prior to joining the AVMA PLIT, Dr. MacKenzie was an Equine Technical Services Veterinarian at Luitpold Animal Health, providing continuing education, technical literature and consultation to veterinarians and their clients. Previously, she was with Merck Animal Health as a Senior Equine Technical Services Veterinarian and an Associate Director of Learning and Development. Additionally, Dr. MacKenzie co-founded the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief campaign to provide vaccines to qualifying equine rescues. Dr. MacKenzie also worked in private practice in California and Kentucky. 

She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University. Dr. MacKenzie holds active memberships with the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Association of Equine Practitioners, and the Indiana Veterinary Medical Association.

“Throughout my veterinary career, I have gained an appreciation and understanding of the tremendous value that the AVMA and PLIT provide,” Dr. MacKenzie said. “Therefore, it is truly an honor to join the PLIT team and serve the veterinary profession in this role. I look forward to being an advocate for veterinarians and veterinary students.”