Dr. Hawthorne grew up in Marion, Iowa. He earned his B.A. in Biology and Chemistry while playing football at the University of Northern Iowa. He completed his D.D.S. Degree from the University of Iowa in 2001 and began practicing in Ames, IA.
Dr. Hawthorne is married to his wife, Amy, and they have three children; Drew, Ava and Will. He enjoys time with his family, coaching youth sports and playing golf and basketball.
Dr. Hawthorne enjoys his work.