Mackenzie obtained her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. She studied abroad in Costa Rica and also spent several months living in rural Nicaragua leading a community development project with other youth leaders. Before going to PA school she worked for the Artificial Heart and Transplant team at the University of Arizona. Mackenzie completed her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at OHSU in 2022.
Southwest-born and raised, Mackenzie moved from Tucson to the PNW and hasn’t looked back since. She loves to spend any time she can outside, chasing waterfalls and playing soccer. However, she has a newfound passion for pickleball! When indoors, she can be found trying new recipes, completing a craft, or watching college sports, Go Cats!