Salam Hasan is a board certified Physician Assistant. She has her undergraduate degree from University of California Riverside and graduate degree from George Washington University’s PA program. She has had 7 years experience in primary care and internal medicine, and 5 years experience in gastroenterology. Through these years she developed a deep interest in obesity medicine, as she frequently treated complications associated with it. She also has a personal interest in this field as she has seen how family members have struggled with weight loss over the years. Understanding the numerous effects obesity can have on a person’s life, Salam has become motivated to focus on this field of medicine and help patients lose weight and improve both their psychological and physical wellbeing while doing so.