Dr. Naarttijarvi holds a BHS from the Medical University of South Carolina, where she graduated magna cum laude. She also attended the University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medicine, and is in the process of obtaining a Physician Associate’s degree online from Yale University. Since then, she has worked as a counselor, educator, curriculum designer, health and safety lecturer, lead science instructor, program director, and more, for prestigious institutions and companies such as Grayson College, Virginia College, HigherInside, American Red Cross, Preventure Inc., and Carrington College, among others. She specializes in Microsoft, and is skilled in tailoring her instruction to her students’ needs. In her free time, she loves to hike and explore the outdoors – especially when it’s cold outside!