Dr. Wier was born in Oak Park, IL and grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. Graduated from High School in Naperville, IL and did A.B. at Carleton College, Northfield MN. Her Medical school was University of Illinois, Internship at San Francisco General Hospital, and Dermatological residency at University of California, San Francisco. She returned to Chicago, did post graduate training at the University of Chicago, research at Northwestern Department of Dermatology, and assumed the practice of Dr. Samuel Zakon.