Kimberly received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemistry at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Afterwards, she moved back to her hometown where she later completed her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Upon graduation, Kimberly was offered a post-doc position at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Drug Design in Minneapolis, MN. In 2011, she moved to the greater Atlanta Georgia area, where she began working at Georgia Gwinnett College as a tutor and part-time faculty member. Currently, Kimberly is working at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College as a Lecturer.