Danielle was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana in 2008 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Community Heath with a medical emphasis.
Prior to PA school, Danielle received her EMT-B certification and worked as a Patient Care Technician in the emergency room at Glenbrook Hospital. Danielle completed her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2012 at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ. After graduating, Danielle spent three years in outpatient internal medicine in Arizona. During her time in Arizona, Danielle gained familiarity with skin cancer amongst various dermatologic conditions and decided to pursue her interest in dermatology when she moved back to Chicago. Danielle joined Northwestern Skin Cancer Institute in November 2015. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the Illinois Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.