Please join us in congratulating Dr. Troy who has earned the title of Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner! The second veterinarian in the state of California to earn this esteemed title from the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM), Dr. Troy has worked toward this certification for over 4 years. Her dedication to excellence has required her to: complete over 80 hours of continuing education specifically in pain management, master a list of pain management skills, acquire letters of professional reference, pass a written examination, and submit two case studies. Dr. Troy joins this multidimensional and internationally recognized group as one of only 53 people with this title in the world. We are so very proud of Dr. Troy for following her passion, and continuing to be a leader in the field of not only Veterinary Medicine, but of Pain.