Kaitlyn was born and raised in Roseburg, Oregon where she graduated from Roseburg High School. She developed an interest in the medical field at a young age and began shadowing Terry Bancroft- PA while attending Umpqua Community College. In 2013, she earned her Bachelor of Science at Oregon State University.
She returned to Roseburg to acquire her patient care prerequisites as a lab assistant and phlebotomist at Mercy Medical Center. She graduated from the physician assistant program at University of California-Davis in 2018. During her program she had the opportunity to attain her family practice clinical experience at Evergreen Family Medicine with Terry Bancroft and other providers. This confirmed her desire to join this practice upon completion of her education.
Kaitlyn's goal has been to return to the Roseburg area to provide medical care and raise a family. She enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, and traveling with her family.