Dr. Kinnucan received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She studied medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker’s School of Medicine. She then went on to complete her training in internal medicine training at Northwestern University and completed her gastroenterology and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) training at the University of Chicago with Drs. David Rubin and Stephen Hanauer. Dr. Kinnucan’s clinical focus is in the treatment of patients with IBD, which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. She is particularly interested in how sleep quality affects IBD patient’s disease activity and quality of life, the effects of inflammation on the development of colorectal cancer in patients with IBD, and the management of IBD during pregnancy and lactation. Dr. Kinnucan serves on the Patient Education Committee for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.