Originally from the south side of Chicago, Alexis is currently an M1 in the Pathways program at HMS. She graduated from Brown University in 2021 with a B.S. in Neuroscience with honors. While at Brown, she completed an honors thesis in psychiatric neurosurgery under the guidance of Dr. Nicole McLaughlin at Butler Hospital. After graduating, she received a research Fulbright to work in a cognitive neuroscience lab at EPFL in Switzerland. Alexis has worked with patients from a variety of backgrounds and in several capacities, ranging from volunteering on a suicide hotline to medical Spanish interpretation. Besides English, she is fluent in Spanish, French, and Romanian. Alexis is driven to unravel the intricacies of neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative conditions and is committed to identifying areas for systemic improvement. She joined the Laboratory of Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation as an intern in 2023.