Mary was born and raised in Gilbert, AZ. She attended St Cloud State University in MN, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences and played college soccer. Then, she completed a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies at Harding University in Searcy, AR. After graduation, she practiced primary care medicine in Gilbert, AZ for 2 years. She now practices both pulmonary and sleep medicine. Her passions are outdoor activities such as hiking, running, camping, kayaking, and fishing.