Dr. Gillen grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended Duquesne University and obtained her Bachelors degree in science. She then attended Palmer College of Chiropractic.
She graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic Summa Cum Laude and with Research Honors.
Dr. Gillen obtained additional training in the Blair Upper Cervical technique while attending Palmer and has continued her training after graduating. Dr. Gillen specializes in upper cervical chiropractic for people of all ages, from infants to the elderly and delivers specialized chiropractic care for every individual.