Nicolette Brinkman, DVM attended the University of New Hampshire for her bachelors degree in biomedical science and then graduated with honors from Lincoln Memorial University – College of Veterinary Medicine as part of their inaugural class in 2018. Her interests include emergency and critical care and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Brinkman is a member of Phi Zeta, the National Veterinary Honors Society as well as the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. Since graduation, Dr. Brinkman has worked in two busy emergency hospitals outside of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She moved to Virginia in July of 2021 to join team COVE. In her spare time, she enjoys cuddling her two cats (Sir Reginald and Lady Olive), doing yoga, and hiking.