Ohio Department of Agriculture – Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Dr. Davila-Martin was born and raised in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico but has been a Buckeye since 2009. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, a Master’s in Public Health degree in Epidemiology, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The Ohio State University (OSU). She has been a passionate advocate about the important role veterinarians play in Public Health. After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Davila-Martin practiced mixed animal medicine in rural Ohio and now is the new veterinary epidemiologist at the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA). Outside of work, Dr. Davila-Martin indulges in her creative art life such as painting, and spends time with her family and friends, and her cat, Nox.
Additionally, during her student years, Dr. Davila-Martin was highly active in the Buckeye Hispanic/Latinx community, serving as the president of OSU Puerto Rican Student Association during her undergraduate years, program associate for OSU’s Latine Student Success center during her Master’s, and founder and president for OSU-College of Veterinary Medicine’s first Latinx in Vet Med group. These roles have allowed her to advocate for her community and D&I efforts in Higher Education and Veterinary Medicine.