I was born and raised in Baghdad/Iraq. There I finished her medical degree from University of Al-Mustansiriyah, College of Medicine, and did my residency constructing health system in post-war Iraq. A few years ago I moved to the United States with my family and I am in th process of building my medical career in the US. My hobbies outside of work are spending time with my family, traveling, cooking, and interior design. I am currently involved in the Stress Risk and Resilience in Syrian and Iraqi Refugees and Survivors of Torture and Cognitive Context In Fear Conditioning And Extinction Learning research teams.