Alaina Wayland recently moved to the Northern Virginia area from Upstate New York and is excited for the privilege to work with the Capital Women’s Care community. She graduated with honors and distinction in research from the University of Rochester with a Bachelor’s of Science in Neuroscience in 2013. Alaina then served in the United States Peace Corps as an Education Volunteer in Uganda from 2013-2015, where she gained a dedication for holistic approaches to health. She attended SUNY Upstate Medical University and graduated in 2020 with high honors with a Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Alaina is a Board Certified Physician Assistant with a passion for health education and accessible, high quality, culturally competent healthcare for all people. In her free time, you can find Alaina in the kitchen baking, snuggled on the couch with a good book, digging in the garden, or exploring the outdoors hiking.