Mackenzie was born and raised in Morgantown, WV. After graduating from the WVU Honors Program with a degree in Chemistry and minor in English, she attended Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University. Mackenzie moved to Columbia, SC to compete a pediatrics residency at the University of South Carolina and met her husband, Luke. After working in a Federally Qualified Health Center in rural South Carolina for 8 years, she returned to her home state and began practicing in Wheeling, WV, in the fall of 2016.
Mackenzie resides in Wheeling with her husband and their three children: the twins (Lucas & Lila) and "baby" Claire (age 5). She loves Mountaineer Football, church, reading, and travelling the world. She takes a special interest in children with special needs, ADHD, and Autism. Mackenzie is thrilled to be joining the Cardinal team.