Michelle graduated from the University of Texas with a Master’s degree in Nursing in May 2010. Prior to this she worked as a Cardiac Nurse at Seton Medical Center. She started at Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology in the Fall of 2010, but completed a year-long internship at the office before starting her official employment as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. Michelle is originally from California, where she attended California Polytechnic University and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology Sports Medicine. She worked for five years as an Exercise Physiologist in both El Paso and Austin. She is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) and is ACSM certified as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist. She has always had a passion for health promotion through a healthy lifestyle.