A board-certified allergist/immunologist, Dr. Baxter graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. She then trained in Internal Medicine and Allergy/Immunology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, where she is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in the Allergy and Immunology Division. After participating in research on penicillin allergy and anaphylaxis, she opened her private practice in North Dallas in 1985. An enthusiastic medical volunteer, Dr Baxter founded a free clinic, the Agape Medical Clinic of Grace United Methodist Church, in 1983. She serves as its Medical Director currently. She also serves on the board of Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic. Dr Baxter is married and has 3 grown children. Her hobbies include singing in church choir, cycling, playing handbells, piano, and swimming.