Dr. Baskerville is from Mason City, Iowa. She attended the University of Iowa for her undergraduate studies where she completed a Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology. She completed her doctorate degree at Indiana University School of Optometry (IUSO) where she graduated with honors.
During her time at IUSO, she was the recipient of the Andrya Lowther Scholarship, which is awarded to someone in recognition of academic excellence and involvement in community service. Dr. Baskerville has a passion for helping others, especially the less fortunate. Her most rewarding experience was when she traveled to southern Mexico to help provide free eye exams and glasses in an area lacking sufficient care.