Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1996) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University Neurosurgery Residency (2003) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery (2008)
  • Fellowship: Van Wagenen Fellowship / University Hospital of the West Indies (2004) West Indies
  • Fellowship: Louisiana State University - New Orleans (2007) LA
  • Fellowship, LSU, Peripheral Nerve (2007)
  • MPH, UC Berkeley, Public Health, Epidemiology (2001)
  • BA, Dartmouth College, Biology (1991)

Honors & Awards
  • Advanced Stanford Leadership Development Program, Stanford University School of Medicine (2012)
  • Director (North), California Association of Neurological Surgeons (CANS), California Association of Neurological Surgeons (CANS) (2019)
  • Ebony Magazine Power 100 List Award Disruptor Category Award, Ebony Magazine (2018)
  • Excellence in Academic Medicine Award, National Medical Fellowships (NMF) (2019)
  • Fellow, The Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship, Aspen Global Leadership Network (2018-2019)
  • Fellow, The Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program, AAMC (2016-2017)
  • National Road Safety Council Award, Awarded by Prime Minister and Minister of Health, Jamaica (2004)
  • President, Women in Neurosurgery, Women in Neurosurgery (2012)
  • Research Award, The Western Neurosurgical Society (2001)
  • RISE Award (Reach, Inspire, Serve and Engage), The Stanford Medicine Alumni Association (2020/ 2021)
  • Scientific Award, Caribbean Association Neuroscience Symposium/University Hospital of the West Indies (2011)
  • Stanford Faculty Research Fellow at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research (2012)
  • Stanford Leadership Development Program, Stanford University School of Medicine (2010)
  • STARS Volunteer Leadership Assembly Honoree, Stanford Alumni Association (2013)
  • The William P. Van Wagenen Fellowship Award, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2003)
  • Woodruff Leadership Academy Fellow, Emory University (2009)

Administrative Appointments
  • Associate Chief of Staff, Polytrauma, PAVAHCS (2009 - Present)
  • Deputy Chief of Staff, Rehabilitation (TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Blind Service, PM&R), PAVAHCS (2015 - Present)
  • Director, Defense Veterans Brain Injury Center (2009 - Present)
  • Director, Brain Injury, Department of Neurosurgery (2009 - Present)

Publications

Clinical Trials

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Practice Locations


Neurocritical Care Program Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 3rd Floor

Stanford , CA 94305

+1 (866) 742-4811

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Neurosurgery Program Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

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