Dr. Pierce graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and fulfilled her clinical year at Oklahoma State University. She is very happy to be back on the east coast and living in her home state again! Dr. Pierce attended NC State for her undergraduate degrees, during which time she worked for the veterinary college performing research in public health and pathobiology. She has special interests in client education and preventive medicine, and has two cats, Sushi and Rolland. Outside of work, Dr. Pierce enjoys painting, fishing, and being an avid bookworm.