Originally from Berkshire County in Massachusetts, Dr. Plager completed her undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University where she graduated second in her class. After working for two years in public schools, she earned her medical degree at University of Massachusetts, where she graduated Alpha Omega Alpha and won the Department of Medicine award for Outstanding Performance.
Dr. Plager has contributed several first-author publications within the field of Allergy and Immunology, and has co-written a textbook chapter on drug allergy. She is passionate about medical education for both patients and providers alike, and in 2022-2023 completed the Harvard Macy Program for Health Educators. She is an active member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy and Immunology and has presented at various national conferences.
When Dr. Plager is not at Allergy Experts, she enjoys hiking, running, traveling, and spending time with her family.