Was born and raised in LaGrange, IL. She completed her nursing degree at St. Marys University and went on to complete her nurse practitioner degree at Loyola University. During her time with Loyola, Emily volunteered with Loyola’s Child Life organization. Emily worked in the PICU at Loyola Hospital for 3 years. She has a son whom she loves spending time with when she is not busy treating patients. She also enjoys the great outdoors, hiking, hosting events, and animals.