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Dr. Spires is board certified in family medicine and sees children and adults.  She has special interests in growth and nutrition, international health, care of older adults and providing care in the home.  Prior to joining Kronos Health Dr. Spires was a family physician at the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center where she has worked since 2008. She completed her medical degree at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine graduating in 1998.  Dr. Spires did her residency training at the Lawrence Family Medicine Residency. She completed a Family Medicine Academic Fellowship and a Masters Degree in Health Policy and Management at Boston University. Dr. Spires has a wealth of experience working in diverse and challenging settings around the world including work with Doctors Without Borders providing primary care in refugee camps in Sri Lanka, and providing hospital care for children during a measles epidemic in Mubi, Nigeria.