Education: Dr. Elberson attended Texas Tech University and completed an M.D./Ph.D. dual degree with research in molecular biophysics, specifically on the structure and function of ligand-gated ion channels.
Professional Interests: Dr. Elberson is interested in neurosurgical oncology and plans to work with Dr. Rodriguez in her research endeavors, though is working with Drs. Palys and Kazemi currently on their projects concerning resident operative skill development and cervical discectomy and fusion outcomes, respectively.
Hobbies: Her hobbies include fly-fishing on the Little Red River, tying flies at home to practice those microsurgical skills, cooking, and of course spending time with family.
Dr. Elberson has a two-year-old boy, Owen. Her wife, Jill, has a master’s degree in English with an emphasis on poetry, but while Dr. Elberson spends the majority of her time at UAMS, Jill takes care of Owen.