Michelle was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She attended the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and received her BS in Kinesiology and thereafter an MS in Exercise Science at Northeastern Illinois University. She worked as an Exercise Physiologist for Weiss Memorial Hospital Cardiology Department for 4 years. After 5 years of working for Seattle’s Brooks Sports in running biomechanics research, Michelle received her Masters of Clinical Health Science degree at the University of Washington while attending PA school. She graduated in 2011, became board certified in 2012 and worked at Planned Parenthood before joining the Seattle OB/GYN Group. Michelle values the one-on-one connections she shares with her patients and is inspired by them to offer nothing but optimal care.
Michelle lives with her husband and three children. Besides her family, she also enjoys running, yoga and spending time with friends