Dr. Cooksey was born and raised in Landenberg, PA. She attended high school at Avon Grove High School and then completed her undergraduate education at the University of Rhode Island. She then spent a few years as a veterinary technician. Dr. Cooksey matriculated to Temple University School of Medicine and graduated in 2012. She completed her residency training at Christiana Care.In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, trying out new restaurants and traveling. Professionally, she is interested in end of life care.