Jamie Kantola received a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Michigan State University and partially completed a master of social work program at Grand Valley State University.
She completed a residency program in family medicine at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing under the auspices of MSU’s College of Human Medicine, from which she obtained her medical degree.
In past years, she has worked as a rehabilitative specialist with mentally disabled clients with social behavior modification, and as a caseworker serving adolescent and homeless youth.
She has an interest in nutrition and physical fitness and her work in that field has included teaching nutrition to elementary students, service as a homeless shelter volunteer in Lansing and as a provider of nutrition education to children and families. She has taught community nutrition in several settings.
Dr. Kantola joined Oaklawn’s active medical staff in 2017.