Professional Biographies

Vanessa al Rashida, MD, MPH

Primary Specialty: Adult / Internal Medicine

  • Undergrad School: University of Missouri-Kansas City, 6-year BA/MD program
  • Graduate School: University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health
  • Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of New Mexico, School of Medicine
Special Interests:
Cardiovascular disease prevention, population health, and the inclusion of diverse cultures and patients

American Medical Association
American College of Physicians
American Medical Women's Association


Why did you decide to live in Albuquerque?
I love the landscape and the emphasis on outdoor activities. The culture is so diverse and there are so many events and activities that reflect the culture here. I cannot see myself anywhere else.


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