- San Marcos
Malia completed her undergraduate studies at California State University San Marcos where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 2002.
During this time she was a science teacher for the P.I.S.C.E.S. fellowship which is funded and sponsored by the National Science Foundation to help integrate science education into elementary schools in San Diego County.
From there she transitioned into the medical field where she worked as an ophthalmic technician and gained futher interest in medicine and healthcare.
Malia then broadened her medical experience volunteering at USC/LA County Emergency Department and with the Flying Samaritans in Mexico before moving on to attend the Physician Assistant Program at the College of Health Sciences at Midwestern University, where she received her Master's of Medical Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
Her interest in Dermatology and Surgery led her to Dermatology Specialists, Inc. in 2007 where she did a year of training in general and surgical dermatology. She has since worked for DSI where she enjoys providing individualized, compassionate care to her patients.
- Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (2007)
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