Dr. Lainna Callentine has a great love for teaching. She is a pediatrician, homeschool mother, and former classroom teacher with a certification in elementary education. Dr. Callentine received her B.A. from Northwestern University, her master’s in elementary education from Widener University, and her M.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. She left formal medicine in the emergency room to homeschool her three children, but still practices at a Christian clinic in the Chicago suburbs. Dr. Callentine has taught hands-on science in many different settings and forums, and she has spoken to many support groups, community organizations, and conventions. She is on the board of directors for Parentalrights.org, an organization seeking to defend the rights of parents through an amendment to the United States Constitution. Dr. Callentine is passionate about the biological sciences, children, education, families, and the God who created all things.
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