Dr. Manyin grew up near Mount Vernon, Virginia as part of a military family. She earned her undergraduate degree in biology and pre-med in 1986 at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. After a year of pharmacology research at Cornell University, she entered the Cornell Veterinary School and attained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. She completed externships in avian and zoo medicine at the San Francisco Zoo and aquatic medicine at Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
Dr. Manyin has been practicing at Greater Annapolis Veterinary Hospital since 1992. She especially enjoys working with exotic patients, such as birds, reptiles, and pocket pets. Dr. Manyin also has a lot of experience with wildlife medicine. She is the consulting vet for the Terrapin Connection program, offered as a part of the Anne Arundel County Public School/Arlington Echo’s Chesapeake Connections program. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, and the Association of Avian Veterinarians. Dr. Manyin and her husband, Mike, a programmer at NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center, together raised a son and daughter. The family (including 3 cats) enjoys living in Annapolis and especially likes being out on the Severn River.