Brianna Zuniga is a certified Physician Assistant who recently received her MS in Physician Assistant Studies from The University of St. Francis in Albuquerque. She has been accepted into the Healthfront new-graduate mentorship program and will be orienting in the ED for several months before beginning her professional Physician Assistant practice here in the ED in winter 2019.
Originally from Las Cruces, New Mexico, Brianna decided to pursue a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies degree after receiving her BS in Biology from New Mexico State University. During her education, she participated in a variety of clinical rotations across the southwest. She has previously worked as an ED scribe and a certified medical assistant, and also holds a second master’s degree in biotechnology from NMSU. In her free time, Brianna enjoys swimming, hiking, and anything else to do with the great outdoors.