A New Jersey native, a graduate of Lehigh University in Pennsylvania where she received her BS in Biochemistry and MS in Molecular Biology. She then remained in Pennsylvania where she attended veterinary school and received her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Her professional interests include internal Medicine and exotics. She currently lives with her feline friend, Luna, and canine companion Beaker. Her interests include playing piano and violin, tennis, hiking, biking, painting and figure Skating.