Mary Beth completed her undergraduate studies at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology.  She earned a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences with a focus on molecular and cellular biology from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia.  Mary Beth earned a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Wingate University. Mary Beth is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.  She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants,  North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and the Obesity Medicine Association. Mary Beth has practiced emergency medicine for 5 years, and she also has dermatology experience.

Mary Beth currently lives in Huntersville with her husband Matt and their dog, Riley. In her free time, Mary Beth enjoy reading, traveling, kayaking, visiting the beach as often as possible, and spending time with friends and family.