Michelle graduated with a bachelor's degree in Science in 1996 from Ohio University and continued her education at OU, earning her Master of Physical Therapy in 1998. After graduating, she worked at an outpatient physical therapy facility in Greenville, SC. In 2001, Michelle and Doug moved to Toledo to be closer to Doug's family. Michelle concentrated mostly on raising their family, but also worked at several physical therapy facilities. She has experience with acute care, sub-acute care, long-term care and outpatient care. Michelle manages the office and the billing at Koop Family Physical Therapy. In 2011, she went on to achieve a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Ohio University. Michelle enjoys playing tennis and spending her free time with her family.