Michael was raised in Cumberland and was a graduate of Allegany High School. He completed his Bachelors’s degree at Duquesne University. He went on to complete his Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies at MCPHS University in Boston, MA in 2019. He then practiced Hospital Medicine at Medstar Washington Hospital Center for over three years. Michael is excited to return home and help serve the community that helped shape who he is today. In his free time, Michael enjoys spending time with family, hiking, rafting, watching Arsenal (soccer), Pittsburgh Penguins and Steelers, and cooking.