Michelle Roth grew up in Neponset, IL and attended Neponset High School. She was a member of the National Honor Society and an Illinois State Scholar.
Michelle attended Augustana College in Rock Island, IL. where she was a member of the biology club. She graduated cum laude in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in biology / pre-med and a minor in psychology. She then attended OSF Saint Francis School of Clinical Laboratory Science, completing the program with a certification in clinical laboratory science, in the summer of 2003. She worked at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Laboratory in blood bank, hematology, and coagulation.
In summer 2005, Michelle began the physician assistant program at Des Moines University. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. She graduated in August 2007 with a master’s degree in physician assistant studies. She and her husband reside in Peoria, IL with their daughter.