Patricia Loofbourrow grew up on Heinlein, Bradbury, and Asimov, and found at an early age that she loved science. Earning a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry from Cal Poly Pomona then an MD from Rush University, Dr. Loofbourrow practiced family medicine for ten years before changing careers in 2000 due to disability.
After leaving medicine, Patricia Loofbourrow ran one of the first “ask a doctor” patient education websites from 2000-2004. She has been a long-time member of the Forward Motion Forums, and has worked as a freelance writer, editor, and graphic designer since 2000. She currently lives in Oklahoma with her husband and three grown children.