PA Black is a QMP with the Utah Medical Act and has a special interest in helping patients manage disease and improve quality of life with Medical Cannabis. She believes that teaching patients about the clinical applications of cannabis and empowering them with education and support in integral to both provider/patient rapport and positive outcomes
Christa is originally form Boston, where she received her BS in Biology and Philosophy from Simmons College, and her Master’s Degree from Northeastern University’s PA Program. She is married to Scott, LT Col in the USAF, and they have 2 teenage daughters. As a family they enjoy camping, hiking, boating, skiing and telling stories by the firepit. Having been raised in an Italian family, Christa loves to cook and entertain family and friends.
As an Air Force spouse, she has had the privilege of practicing in a variety of clinical setting and communities across the country, and brings diverse experience to the patients of Northern Utah.
In addition, Christa has specialized in medical and surgical obesity management for more than 20 years, and is pleased to offer assistance with patients struggling with the disease of obesity and it’s many comorbidities. She is available to help those who may be in need of weight loss in order to reduce morbidity and mortality of pending total joint replacement as well as improve overall health and wellness. She is national y recognized as a public speaker and scientific author, and is an active member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.