Danah is originally from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, but grew up mainly in Rochester, Minnesota. She returned to Eau Claire for college, graduating in 2003 from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire with a degree in Chemistry. During this time, she spent her summers working in a chemistry research lab and a medical lab at the Mayo Clinic. She then went on to medical school at the University of Minnesota, spending part of her rural medicine program in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. She stayed in the Twin Cities for her pediatric residency, completed her training in 2010 and shortly thereafter joined the Wayzata Children’s Clinic. She is board certified in pediatrics and enjoys seeing children of all ages.
Danah, her husband, her sons Oliver and Simon, and her daughters Eleni and Beatrice live in south Minneapolis. Danah enjoys running, hiking, reading, and knitting.