Dr. Helms graduated from the University of Virginia for her undergraduate and medical degrees. She completed a residency and chief resident year at UVA Children's Hospital at the University of Virginia. She is board certified in pediatrics. Her clinical interests include newborn care, sports medicine and ADHD school issues. Her outside hobbies are swimming, triathlons, reading and cooking. Dr. Helms lives in Ann Arbor with her husband and two sons.