Clinical Spotlight: Michelle Eakins, MD

Premier Pulse     January 2023

Michelle Eakins, MD

What is your clinical specialty?

Family Medicine

Where did you go to school?

American University of Antigua

What brought you to Premier Health? 

My husband works for Premier Health, and I wanted a shorter commute to work.

Why did you choose medicine as a career? 

When I was a kid, I always wanted to be a pediatrician. I am not sure where this idea first came from.

Who are the people who influenced and/or mentored you? 

Dr. Shreve, my program director at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, was a great mentor and example of the doctor I wanted to be.

What is one thing most people don’t know about you? 

I am very shy.

Where is your hometown?


What, if any, sports team(s) do you cheer for?

Philadelphia Eagles, although over the last year, cheering for the Bengals has been exciting!

What is the last book you read? 

“Love Me As I Am,” by Garcelle Beauvais

What is your favorite song in your playlist? 

Any song by Jodeci, which is my favorite band.

What is your favorite food?


What is your favorite hobby?


What is your favorite animal, and why?


Where is your favorite vacation spot, and why?


Describe something (a thing, person, place, experience, etc.) for which you are especially thankful:

I am most thankful for my mother. She is the kindest, most generous person I know. She always knows the right things to say! She has set a great example of a mother and a wife.

Pick a side

iPhone or Android?


Early bird or night owl?

Early bird

Beach bum or mountain hiker?  

Beach bum

Dress shoes or tennis shoes?

Tennis shoes

Paperback or e-reader? 

Audio books

Coffee or tea?


Cooking or baking?


Sweet or salty?


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