Growing up in Jennings, Missouri, a few minutes away from the now infamous Ferguson, Missouri, Dr. Denmark is all to familiar with the hardships many face residing in undeserved communities. As a child watching doctors care for her when she was hospitalized frequently for uncontrolled asthma inspired her to pursue a career in medicine. Upon graduating from Jennings Senior HIgh, she decided to take a leap of faith to achieve her dream of becoming a doctor by entering Spelman College in 2003 as a Biology pre-medicine major.
After college, in 2007 she relocated to Boston complete post-baccalaureate coursework at University of Massachusetts Boston. Then, in 2009 entered a graduate program at Tulane University in New Orleans and completed her Masters of Science in Neuroscience. In 2011, despite being 36 weeks pregnant at the time, she entered medical school at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg, South Carolina and successfully graduated in 2015. Dr. Denmark is currently completing her second year of family medicine residency in South Carolina. She has a husband, Anthony and two children Ethan, 2 and Olivia 5.
Dr. Denmark desires more minorities to pursue a career in medicine. In effort to accomplish this goal, she has launched a web based initiative called Project Diversify Medicine which seeks to inspire minorities to become doctors.