Biography

Dr. Little is originally from Plano, Texas.  During her undergraduate work at UT Austin she took one year to submerge herself in Spanish language studies at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico.  Next, she completed her medical training at the UT San Antonio Health Science Center, while concurrently earning a Master of Public Health degree.  One year of her MD-MPH training took place in the Rio Grande Valley, where she discovered the unique challenges faced by patients on the US-Mexico border.  After graudation, she returned to Dallas to care for the North Texas population.  Having completed her Internal Medicine residency at UT Southwestern, Dr. Little is dedicated to medical education of our students and residents.  Her academic interests also include minority health and health disparities, clinical practice guideline development, and improving quality of inpatient care.  When she is not in the hospital, she loves to exercise, cook, travel with her husband and hang out with her Miniature Schnauzer, named Frido Kahlo.

Education

Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2015)
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2018), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Error Reporting Among Residents
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Associated Acute Liver Failure
  • Inpatient Management of Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Intersection of Systemic Health with Periodontal Disease

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of l-ornithine phenylacetate in patients with acute liver injury/failure and hyperammonemia.
Stravitz RT, Gottfried M, Durkalski V, Fontana RJ, Hanje AJ, Koch D, Hameed B, Ganger D, Subramanian RM, Bukofzer S, Ravis WR, Clasen K, Sherker A, Little L, Lee WM Hepatology 2018 Mar 67 3 1003-1013

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Honorary Medical Society (2015)
  • Kleberg Research Scholar
    (2013)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
    Academic Honor Society (2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Center for Reproductive Rights (2016)
  • Society of General Internal Medicine (2013)