Dr. Addy was born and raised in Acrra, Ghana and is a graduate of the University of Ghana Medical School. She also has an M.P.H. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and an M.S. from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She did her residency at Butterworth Hospital and joined Alger Pediatrics in 1995. She is board certified in Pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics. She is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Michigan State University Medical School and is involved in medical student and resident teaching. She is a volunteer physician at the Baxter Wholistic Health clinic and Bethany Christian Services. She is a member of Thornapple Evangelical Convenant Church, where she sings in the choir. She currently serves on the National Board of the Covenant World Relief Commission.