Dr. Lovat was born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada. She graduated First Class Double Honors with a Bachelor of Science in both Biochemistry and Physics. Thereafter, she concurrently earned both her MD and PhD in Pharmacology and Therapeutics specializing in Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, and Pregnancy. After Rural Family Medicine residency, Dr. Lovat went on to practice as a physician, educator, and medical director. In her role as a physician, Dr. Lovat has practiced cradle-to-grave medicine, ICU care, and Emergency Medicine. Her diverse background has given her the privilege of treating remote native communities, delivering babies, and providing critical care to her community. She has worked and been an instructor for Mayo Clinic, trained residents at Providence Health in Washington State as well as taught for the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Lovat and her husband, Grant, decided to settle in Grand Forks, ND where they first met and to raise a family. After settling in, they opened Firefly Medical Group PLLC, a family business offering customized medical care specific to treating symptoms of hormone deficiency in the Midwest.