Yusra was born in Athens, GA and moved to Hagerstown when she was 5 years old. She
attended St. Mary's Catholic School for elementary and middle school, and went to St. James
for high school. Upon graduation from high school, she decided to attend University of Maryland
Baltimore County for her undergraduate career and received a Bachelor of Arts degrees in both
Biology and Psychology in 2020.
While preparing to apply to Physician Assistant programs, Yusra earned her clinical experience
while working as a medical assistant at The Children's Doctor for 6 months. She then attended
Frostburg State University to receive her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant
Studies and graduated in May 2023.
Yusra joined The Children's Doctor in August 2023. She is board certified with the American
Academy of Physician Assistants.
Her special interests include increasing the overall well-being of children, striving to make
medical knowledge more understandable to youth, and empowering kids to feel empowered in
Yusra is married. She enjoys reading books, watching K-Dramas and movies, listening to BTS,
eating out, traveling, playing tennis and spending time with her cats, family and friends.