Dr. Sattovia is a hospitalist and associate professor of clinical medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. Born and raised in central Illinois, she attended Illinois Wesleyan University for her undergraduate degree. She attended medical school at SIU School of Medicine and completed an internal medicine residency with her chief resident year at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. She practices clinically as an academic hospitalist, with an interest in quality and performance improvement. This interest led her to pursue a master's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois in Springfield. Administratively, she also serves as medical director for the SIU Office of Continuing Professional Development.
Dr. Sattovia has a love of food and the desire to positively and deliciously impact learners’ nutritional knowledge, she will finish the Culinary Medicine Specialist Certification program at Tulane University in the spring of 2019. She has helped to develop a local culinary medicine program along with Dr. Leslie Smith.