Dr. Hasvold grew up in South Dakota and studied Political Science and Health Policy at Duke University. She received her M.D. from the University of Michigan in 2010, and completed her residency there in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in 2014. She currently practices in Rapid City, South Dakota as a hospitalist and primary care pediatrician, with a special interest in adolescent health. She works with medical students as a clinical assistant professor with the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. From 2005 - 2006 she worked for Homeland, a Cambodian grassroots non-profit, writing grants and researching the psychological effects of child trafficking. She joined the board of Asniya in 2016.