After graduating from veterinary school at Michigan State University (USA) in 1995, Dr. Linder began an anatomic pathology residency at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. Concurrent with his residency, he obtained a PhD in experimental pathology in 2000. In 2001, he became board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathology. Dr. Linder is presently a Clinical Professor of Anatomic Pathology at the North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he has worked since 2000. He is the Director of the Comparative Pathology Core in the Center for Human Health and the Environment. Dr. Linder directs the Anatomic Pathology Residency Training Program and is the Faculty Lead for the Animal Autopsy Service, at North Carolina State University. Dr. Linder’s expertise is in veterinary dermatopathology, skin structure and function, and mechanisms of skin diseases. He has over 20 years of experience in veterinary dermatopathology diagnostic practice and publication.