Melina Salgado received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and is a certified Physician Assistant by the National Commission On Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants. A lifelong learner, Melina stays educated and informed of her patients’ and community needs by compassionately listening to her patients and working with them to chart a course forward to better health outcomes. Outside of work, Melina enjoys hiking, trying out new recipes and baking. She is fluent in Spanish.