Anastasia grew up in Minsk, Belarus. She has graduated with Bachelors in Chemistry and Masters in Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2012. She is currently our site coordinator for the HCRN and the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium. Her research interests include spina bifida and Chiari I Malformation with syringomyelia. She joined the pediatric neurosurgery team in 2011.