Dr. Lefort grew up in Springfield, Illinois. She earned her undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University and went on to attend Southern Illinois University for medical school. Roxanna completed a pediatric residency at the University of South Florida, serving as chief resident for a year. While there she also earned an MPH, with a concentration in global health, and a graduate certificate in disaster management. After residency, Roxanna completed a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas. Upon completion, she served as an assistant professor through the Department of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Colorado.
In addition to her clinical roles, Roxanna has been involved with an injury prevention research project and has continued to focus on education through simulation training for EMS providers and giving a variety of lectures for fellows, residents and medical students. She is passionate about improving the health of under-served children, both by educating the community and EMS providers about pediatric emergency medicine best practices and by developing sustainable community health programs.
Roxanna is married to a firefighter/paramedic, and they have three children. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, which has inspired their move to Indiana as they have relatives here.