Michelle was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She holds a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies, specializing in dermatology from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and a Bachelor of Medical Science from the Physician Assistant Program at Midwestern University. She obtained her board certification in 2005 by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and holds Diplomate Status from the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
After graduation, Michelle joined a dermatology private practice in Phoenix, Arizona where she worked for 8 years as a physician assistant. She subsequently returned to the east coast and continued her employment as a dermatology physician assistant in Virginia. Michelle joined Annapolis Dermatology Center in 2015, where she practices general medical dermatology.
Michelle resides in Columbia, Maryland with her husband and two children. In her leisure time, she enjoys gardening, cycling, photography and spending time with family and friends.