Anita is a board certified Physician Assistant. Originally from Southern California, she started her career in public health, focused on quality and patient safety at large health systems. Identifying her underlying passion for direct patient care, she pursued an MS in Physician Assistant Studies at CUNY School of Medicine in New York City, where she gained significant clinical experience working with diverse populations including children and adolescents in emergency, acute, and chronic settings. As a PA, she strives to provide high-quality, patient-centered, and compassionate care to her patients and their families. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, exploring new cuisines and restaurants, and traveling.