Biography

Jessica Kiarashi, M.D. is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in primary headache disorders. 

Dr. Kiarashi earned her medical degree from Chicago Medical School. She completed her internal medicine year and neurology residency at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. She was appointed Chief Resident of her neurology class. She stayed on to complete a fellowship in headache disorders at the Montefiore Headache Center.

Dr. Kiarashi is board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Kiarashi is an active member of the American Headache Society (AHS). She was selected to be the Chair of the Underserved Populations in Headache Medicine Section of the AHS. She has also presented several posters of her research and was awarded a Frontiers in Headache Medicine Scholarship for her work. She was selected to be an Emerging Leader of the AHS. 

 

Education

Medical School
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (2014)
Internship
Montefiore Medical Center (2015), Internal Medicine
Residency
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center (2018), Neurology
Fellowship
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center (2019), Headache Medicine

Research Interest

  • Migraine
  • Tension-type headache
  • Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias

Publications

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Honors & Awards

  • Chair of the Underserved Populations in Headache Medicine Section of the American Headache Society
    (2020)
  • Emerging Leader of the American Headache Society
    (2019)
  • Frontiers in Headache Medicine Research Scholarship
    (2019)
  • Resident Teaching of Medical Students Award
    Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2018)
  • Neurology Chief Resident
    Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2017-2018)
  • Internal Medicine "Intern of the Year"
    Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2014-2015)
  • American Pediatric Society Student Research Program Award Recipient
    Columbia University Presbyterian Hospital (2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Headache Society (2016)
  • American Academy of Neurology (2015)