She was born in western Pennsylvania and moved around on the east coast during the majority of her pre-undergraduate study. She excelled in academics and graduated from Windsor High School in Connecticut with honors. She went on to receive her B.S. in Biology from Cedar Crest College in Allentown PA, again with honors. Dr. Jody then moved to Ohio and received her D.D.S. from the Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Jody worked at the Teamsters Union hall and also for the Northwest Ohio Dental Center, providing care to those in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. She joined Walbridge Dental in 2003. Dr. Jody also enjoys spending time with family, running and other exercise, and she is an avid reader.