Dr. McKennon attended Morgan State University in Baltimore for her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and in 1998 received her medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. McKennon completed her Pediatric internship and residency at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. After 5 years of private practice in Maryland, she moved to Northern Virginia and over the next decade gained extensive experience practicing pediatric emergency medicine and hospitalist-based medicine. Dr. McKennon joined KidMed in April 2015. She lives in Lake Ridge, Virginia and enjoys hiking in the Northern Virginia countryside with her husband. She also enjoys traveling and exploring many countries around the world, especially going to the beach to soak up the sun.