Dr. Erica Caldwell grew up in South Carolina and went to college at Purdue University. She completed a Masters Degree in Marine Ecology in Woods Hole, MA through a Boston University program. She worked as an ecologist for several years doing field work next door to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Dr. Caldwell attended veterinary school at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and graduated in 2008. She has lived in several states since then and is finally settled into life in Northern Virginia. Her interests include dentistry, feline medicine, and surgery among other topics. In her free time, Dr. Caldwell likes to spend time outside with her husband making the most of the day. She rows competitively, bikes, hikes, and gardens. She has two elderly girl dogs, a number of cats, and some fish.