Dr. Michelle Troendle was born in New Orleans, LA. In 2004 she graduated from the University of New Orleans with a B.S. in Biology. She graduated from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans in 2009 with her Doctorate in Medicine. She then completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Vidant Hospital in Greenville, NC in 2012, and completed a fellowship in Medical Toxicology in 2014 from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, where she has since remained. She is double board-certified in Emergency Medicine and Clinical Toxicology. Currently, Dr. Troendle has multiple rolls in both emergency medicine resident education, clinical toxicology, and in medical student education. She is currently an Assistant Professor and Core Faculty member at the Virginia Commonwealth University Emergency Medicine Residency, Attending Physician for the Division of Clinical Toxicology, Clinical Instructor for the medical student course Practice of Clinical Medicine, and launched a course for medical students entitled Clinical Toxicology for Medical Students. She has delivered lectures both regionally and nationally, and while her passion is teaching, she also is actively involved in research, having published 7 peer-reviewed journal articles, 3 book chapters, and 8 abstracts that were presented as poster presentations at national conferences. Dr. Troendle’s hobbies include traveling and piano. She is currently in her 3rd year studying at Virginia Commonwealth University for a Bachelor's of Music in Piano Performance. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Emerson, and baby girl, Lilliana Belle.