Kendall is a Michigan native, who works for Michigan OPEN as their Regulatory Manager. As a graduate from Oakland University with a B.S. in Biology, Kendall was always interested in healthcare research and policy. She went on to pursue her Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology and a Certificate in Clinical Research Trials Management from Grand Valley State University. Kendall has gained research experience not only through her schooling, but during her time at Penn State University as a Human Research Technologist and at the University of Michigan where she was a Clinical Research Coordinator. Kendall truly believes that through the work of Michigan OPEN we can positively impact the opioid epidemic.