Samantha graduated from University of California, Los Angeles in 2019 with her MSN/FNP specialty.
She is ANCC board-certified in medical-surgical nursing and family nurse practitioner. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American Nurses Association, California Nurses Association, and California Association for Nurse Practitioners.
Samantha has papers published in Journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, and BMC Infectious Diseases. In addition, she has co-authored abstracts that were presented at different conferences nationwide and internationally. In 2017, she travelled to Amsterdam, Netherlands to present an abstract on hepatitis C at the International Viral Hepatitis Elimination Meeting. She is involved in hepatitis C screening projects within her community.