Dr. Martha Cline joined Nestlé Purina PetCare in 2021 as a Veterinary Communications Manager. She provides technical education support for Purina’s veterinary sales division and for veterinary teaching hospitals throughout the Northeast and Midwest.
Dr. Cline is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. After completing a small animal rotating internship in New Jersey, she returned to the University of Tennessee for a small animal clinical nutrition residency. Dr. Cline is board certified with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Nutrition). Prior to joining Nestlé Purina PetCare, she practiced clinical nutrition full time at a large specialty hospital in New Jersey (2013-2021) where she still provides clinical support.
Dr. Cline is the past president of the American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition. She has lectured on topics surrounding veterinary nutrition at regional, national, and international conferences. Dr. Cline is also an author and co-author of several book chapters and peer-reviewed articles in veterinary nutrition. In 2021, she served at the Chair of the AAHA Task Force for the Nutrition and Weight Management Guidelines. She is also the co-editor of the textbook “Obesity in the Dog and Cat.” In her spare time, she enjoys running with her English pointer, Dave. She also shares her home with her husband and two orange cats, Jake and Charles.