Dr. Codd is originally from Lethbridge, Alberta. His first extended trip across the border was to serve an LDS mission in Las Vegas, Nevada. He later pursued his undergraduate degree in Zoology/Business at Brigham Young University. His medical training then took him to A.T. Still University of Health Sciences in Kirksville, Missouri. He later completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Akron General Medical Center where he also served as a faculty member at Northeast Ohio Medical University.