Dr. Paraison was born and raised in central Massachusetts. Her family moved to Dallas Texas, where they currently reside.
She went to Tufts University for undergraduate education and majored in Spanish Language. Dr. Paraison studied abroad in Madrid, Spain.
For graduate education, she went to UT Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2014: specific interest in women’s health (awarded the Paul C Weinberg Scholarship in recognition of a strong social conscience, advocacy for women’s rights, and a respectful and ethical approach to patients) and global health (coordinated trips to Guatemala to provide primary care clinics to the indigenous population in Quetzaltenango)
She then completed OBGYN residency at the University of Rochester 2018-2022. Continued focus on healthcare disparities in women’s health (Dr. Curtis J. Lund first place research award for “Racial representation in obstetric guidelines: A focus on hypertensive disorders during and before pregnancy”)
Her two pets: a wonderful dog named Bubba and a sweet cat named Lucy
In her spare time she enjoys reading medical history and non-fiction, traveling, leisurely bike rides, documentary films, and trying new cuisines