Sasha Alick-Lindstrom, MD is an assistant professor in the departments of neurology and radiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.
She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in: Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Epilepsy. Areas of specialty and research focus include surgical and neuromodulation options for the management of intractable epilepsy. She is particularly interested in studying surgical outcomes and biomarkers for prediction. Additionally, she focuses on mental health and psychosocial comorbidities and quality of life in Epilepsy (QOLIE). Dr. Alick-Lindstrom is a leader in social justice and D&I work, including for the LGBTQ community. She dedicates particular effort to the well-being and advancement of women and underrepresented groups in medicine.
Dr Alick-Lindstrom completed her undergraduate degree at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. She then attended Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC) School of Medicine in her island of Puerto Rico. She then attended the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, TX for Neurology residency, followed by two years of fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX. Her fellowships were in clinical neurophysiology and then advanced epilepsy. She subsequently pursued training in magnetoencephalography and magnetic source imaging (MEG/MSI) for the presurgical work-up of epilepsy.
She is the immediate past president for the Southern Epilepsy and EEG Society (2021-22) and Board Member for the National Professional Advisory Board of the Epilepsy Foundation (2022-2026). She is also Vice-Chair for Underrepresented in Neurology Section in the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), alumni of the Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum (PALF) in the AAN, Neurology on the Hill participant, and upcoming member of the selective Diversity Leadership Program (DLP) through the AAN. She is also committee member of the CME, MOC, Membership, and communications sections in the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS) and Course Co-Director for the Annual ACNS Course of Diversity in Clinical Neurophysiology. Dr. Alick-Lindstrom is a key integrant of the treatments committee and early career professionals’ group for the American Epilepsy Society (AES). She is an acting department. She is faculty senator for the Department of Neurology on the UT Campus. Her dedication and contributions to her specialty professional societies are evidenced in her status as Fellow of the ACNS and upcoming Fellow of the AAN and AES, respectively. She is active in education, clinical research, and mentorship/sponsorship of women and underrepresented in medicine and