Dr. Rice grew up in Kalamazoo, MI. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Adrian College in 2015. Upon graduating, she worked as a veterinary assistant at Southwest Michigan Animal Emergency Hospital where she learned her love for emergency medicine. She attended Veterinary School at Ross University in St. Kitts. She completed her clinical year at the University of Illinois in January of 2020.
Dr. Rice is married to her husband, Christopher, who is currently attending Parkland College for a degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant. Together they have three furry companions; two cats (Pearl and Reign) and one dog (Skyler). Dr. Rice enjoys anything that pertains to the outdoors as well as riding horses, cooking, reading and working out.