Currently in the process of completing her Doctorate in Nursing at Samuel Merritt University, Aleena received her nursing degree from Samuel Merritt University, and has since worked as a family nurse practitioner. In addition to her nursing degree, she also holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees and a finance degree from San Jose State University. Both a public health and chemotherapy biotherapy certified nurse, Aleena specializes in patient education and in being a resource for her patients. She pays special attention to the support of her patient throughout their diagnosis journey, with a firm belief that patients should always be treated as a whole person in charge of their goals.  Outside of the clinic, Aleena loves spending time with her husband and three children, visiting art museums, and exploring new places to eat in the Bay Area. She also has a tuxedo cat named Figaro.