Renee grew up in a small town in California. After completing her bachelor's degree in biology, she attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine where she met her husband, David. As David enrolled in the Army for medical school, after graduating they moved to Hawaii for their family medicine residency. There they had their son Lewis. Having moved to Colorado Springs where David works as a flight surgeon at Ft. Carson, Renee works from home where she does online consulting so she can stay home with her son, Lewis. She serves as the Director of Advising at MedSchoolCoach, a consulting firm that helps students get into medical school! She enjoys all that Colorado Springs has to offer! She is an avid trail runner and has ran most of the trails in Colorado Springs. She also enjoys hiking with her husband and son, traveling, camping and reading!

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