Michaela Quinn was born in Baltimore in 1975. Her parents were very old, and died when she was 10. She went to the orphanage to be raised, and there, discovered that her only chance to live was to get an education. She studied hard, played little. She went to College on a full scholarship, and was soon accepted into Pre-Med. She than went to UCLA's Medical School, and became a Resident at the UCLA Medical Hospital, and an Associate Professor. She is still a Doctor, all through the Fighting with the Visitors, but agreed to help the Resistance when needed.
To this day, that is what she does.
She is not well liked by many members of the L.A. Resistance that she takes care of, but she is the preferred Doctor of a few. Heather O'Leary doesn't like her, but will choose her over most other doctors, anymore.
She flirted with, and tried to start a relationship with Ryan Rivers, but that relationship has not yet blossomed.
She is based off Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, although she is much crankier. Her Full name also includes the actress that portray Dr. Quinn, and is the basis of her appearance.
She is played by her creator.