About Katie


Katie grew up in Alaska and went to college at BYU-Idaho to study business. Scott grew up in California, went on a church mission in New England, and attended BYU as a pre-med student. We met in Provo and were married in 2008.

In 2015, Scott graduated from medical school at Western University - College of Osteopathic Medicine Northwest. You can read our medical school stories by clicking on the Western University COMP-NW label.

Below are links to Katie's perspective from each school year:

Yr 1 Perspective of a Med School Wife

Yr 2 Perspective of a Med School Wife

Yr 3 Perspective of a Med School Wife

Yr 4 Perspective of a Med School Wife

Dr. Chandler is currently a family medicine resident in Milwaukee, WI.

In 2014, Katie graduated from Oregon State University with her Masters in Business Administration. She currently works from home as a manager for a non-profit health federation.

Katie has also written extensively about her diagnosis and continuing struggle with Crohn's Disease. While there is active inflammation, probiotics and eating more healthy foods are helping to eliminate symptoms.

We love to travel and have shared on this blog some of our favorite places to visit. In addition to sharing a piece of our every day lives with family and friends, we hope this blog can be a resource to you. We are happy to answer direct questions through our contact page.