Dr. Sonya Gordon is board certified in cardiology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She is currently an Associate Professor at Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science where she is part of a busy progressive cardiology program. She is routinely an invited speaker at local, national and international veterinary meetings. Although she considers herself a clinician and teacher first her research interests include; canine chronic valve disease, dilated cardiomyopathy, imaging, interventional procedures and clinical trials. She has published numerous book chapters and co-authored a practical small animal clinical cardiology book entitled The ABCDs of Small Animal Cardiology. She has co-authored numerous manuscripts including The EPIC and PROTECT studies for which she served as a lead investigator. Although she is Canadian, she considers her home College Station TX where she shares her life with her husband, 4 dogs and 2 cats.