Born in Texas to a PhD Engineer, Zienab completed her medical training and internship at King Abdul Aziz University. After completing her internship, she joined the Physician Development Program (PDP) at Saudi Aramco Medical Service Organization (SAMSO). The program selects the top Saudi medical graduates who are rotated through various departments in SAMSO for 2 years prior to coming to the US for their residency training. Zienab has a particular interest in Interventional Cardiology. She is fluent in Arabic and enjoys reading, traveling and rock wall climbing.