Tamara is an Orange County native who grew up in Costa Mesa and received her Bachelor’s degree from UCLA. She has been working at Family Care Centers since she received her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies with honors from Western University of Health Sciences in 2011. Her areas of interest are Women’s health, preventative health, mental health and wellness. But her favorite part of Family Practice is the relationships she builds with patients. Tamara desires to put her patients at ease and feel heard. Her hobbies include running, yoga, hiking, volunteering and advocating for under-served groups/communities, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.