A native of Norton, Virginia, Kendra received her undergraduate degree in athletic training from Radford University, a Master of Science in Education degree in health promotion from Virginia Tech, and her Master of Health Sciences degree in physician assistant studies from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Prior to attending The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to become a physician assistant, Kendra worked as a collegiate athletic trainer for nine years at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise. She served as the head athletic trainer for five years, overseeing 13 sports at the NCAA Division II institution. Kendra primarily worked with football, women’s basketball, and softball.
After becoming a physician assistant, Kendra worked at an orthopedic practice in Raleigh, North Carolina, before returning to the region to join Appalachian Orthopedics. She takes pride in serving the community by helping those stay physically active and enjoy the activities they love.