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Dr. Troy is the Inaugural Chair and an associate professor of anatomy at the Duquesne University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is responsible for teaching anatomy, embryology, histology, neuroanatomy, radiology, and ultrasound to first- and second-year medical students and to graduate students in the Master’s of Biomedical Sciences program. Dr. Troy received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from High Point University and her Bachelor of Science in Biblical studies and theology from Liberty University. Her Master’s degree in Nutrition was completed at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She then pursued her doctoral work in anatomy at the Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. Troy’s expansive teaching, administrative, and service experiences span multiple institutions. As a National Faculty member of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) in the anatomy division, Dr. Troy contributes exam items to the NBOME examinations. Prior to DUQCOM, Dr. Troy served as associate professor of anatomy and director of preclinical education at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine, assistant professor of anatomy at Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and adjunct professor of biology at High Point University. At Liberty University, Dr. Troy was a member of the inaugural faculty and developed the Anatomy Teaching Fellowship program for the medical students. She has served as faculty advisor and sponsor to numerous student organizations, has served on various institutional committees, and mentored several student research projects.

Dr. Troy is passionate about bringing excitement for science, especially anatomy, to the general public. She has developed various programs to bring anatomy education into grade schools and hopes to continue making new connections.

Some other passions for Dr. Troy include traveling and missions. Dr. Troy has participated in multiple international mission trips, medical and non-medical, to Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, and South Africa. She hopes to visit all 50 states and explore more of the world abroad.



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