Candace Ireton, MD is a Board Certified Family Physician with special interest in caring for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome patients. Dr. Ireton received her BS in Physical Education with Exercise Physiology emphasis from the University of California at Davis. She graduated from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and completed Family Medicine Residency at West Suburban Hospital/Loyola University. She then served in the United States Air Force as a Family Physician and Team Leader at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. On completion of her military commitment, Dr. Ireton joined the faculty of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Cincinnati, where she taught and practiced for nine years. She is currently working as a Family Physician in Asheville, North Carolina for Mission Medical Associates, and teaching Family Medicine in the clinical setting for medical students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as other medical, nurse practitioner and physician’s assistant programs. She is currently piloting a group visit program for the primary care of EDS patients in Asheville, and authored chapters on parenting and EDS in Dr. Brad Tinkle’s Joint Hypermobility Handbook. She is serving as the “patient expert” on the ICEDS Neurology Working Group.