Emerging Leader

Every year the MVMA selects an Emerging Leader in Maine. Our Emerging Leader's frequently take on leadership positions in the association and the profession. They also join Maine's delegation at the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference and the Northeast Veterinary Medical Conference. 

MVMA members who graduated in the last 15 years are eligible to be the Emerging Leader. For more information contact info@mainevetmed.org.

Maine's 2016/2017 Emerging Leader

 Dr. Samantha Hodgkins

Dr. Hodgkins grew up in Gray, Maine and graduated from the University of Maine in 2006.  She then completed a master’s degree in immunology at the University of Vermont followed by her DVM at Cornell University in 2013.  She returned to Maine to practice small animal medicine at Pine Tree Veterinary Hospital in Augusta, Maine.  In 2016, she participated in MVMA’s inaugural Power of Ten program.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and young son, as well as their two dogs and one rabbit.