Hometown: Chicago, IL

Medical School: Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

Residency: Neurology, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine

Fellowship: Headache, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine

Why did you decide to work at the University of Minnesota? The many opportunities to educate future physicians and neurologists, work with respected colleagues, and live in the Twin Cities area.

What is your favorite Minnesota activity? Summer trips to Lake Superior

Coolest/geekiest/most random thing about you? In my prior (professional) life, I worked as a fashion designer in NYC

If you weren't a physician, you would be... A neuroscientist