Susan Ulaner grew up in the Bay Area after immigrating from Taiwan at age five. Watching her family struggle to assimilate in a new country instilled compassion and determination to make change, especially in the healthcare field. Susan received a Bachelors Degree at UC Davis in Psychology with an emphasis in Biology and pre medicine. She later went on to receive her Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Pacific University. Susan lives in Northern California with her husband, daughter, and cat. Her passion lies in traveling and volunteer work, with her most memorable mission trip being Peru.