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Welcome, Dr. Ariana Barkley! Dr. Barkley is the Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellow for 2021-2022. She was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Ontario, Canada. She completed her undergraduate training in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Psychology with a minor in Philosophy at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She subsequently spent a year working as a clinical assistant at Kennedy Krieger Institute caring for severely autistic children prior to attending The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia PA. While at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, exhibited a passion for serving underserved communities as demonstrated through her work with Habitat for Humanity and the Student National Medical Association which has extended to global neurosurgery projects. As a resident at the University of Washington Neurological Surgery Program she worked with the UW School of Public health to improve capacity for neurosurgical care in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Can Tho, Vietnam and collaborated with the Duke Global Neurology and Neurosurgery Program. Dr. Barkley is currently pursuing her Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship and maintains academic interests in International Neurosurgery as well as resident education.