Patricia Price was born and raised just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. She lives in Ijamsville with her husband, and has two grown stepchildren and two grandchildren. A former political activist and executive, she advised members of Congress and the White House on health and human service policies. She has worked in resource-constrained countries developing clinical laboratories, and supporting disease prevention programs. She is responsible for the accreditation of the first lab in Africa. An alumna of Boston State College, Harvard, Lesley, and Johns Hopkins universities, Patricia believes in hard work, faith in oneself, and steadfastness.