Michele, originally from Minnesota, grew up in Gunnison, CO skiing, horseback riding and enjoying the mountains. She completed her undergraduate degree at Colorado State University in Exercise Physiology and Sports Science. She went on to obtain a Masters degree in Health Science and Physician Assistant Certificate at Duke University School of Medicine. Michele has experience in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Orthopedics and Geriatric Medicine. Michele joined Dr. Schneider in his Sports Medicine and Total Joint Replacement practice with much excitement and passion for the health and wellbeing of people and feels blessed to be a part of Panorama Orthopedics. She has a lovely family with husband and two grown up girls and a goofy golden doodle. Michele seeks to remain active in the outdoors, loves volunteer service with Cross Purpose a local organization that seeks to elevate people from economic, emotional and spiritual poverty and is often busy redecorating.