Dr. Shannon Hextrum grew up in Northern California and earned her undergraduate degree in neuroscience from Dartmouth College. She attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, followed by neurology residency at Loyola University Medical Center. Dr. Hextrum completed a neurocritical care fellowship at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. She is board certified in neurology and board eligible for neurocritical care. Dr. Hextrum joined the Tulane faculty in 2020, and she is thrilled to call New Orleans her new home.