Shawniqua T. Williams Roberson, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Dr. Shawniqua T. Williams Roberson is a board-certified clinical neurophysiologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University. She specializes in the treatment of refractory epilepsy and in clinical neurophysiology. Her research interests focus on understanding the neurophysiologic underpinnings of intensive care unit delirium and its associated cognitive and psychological impairment, including long-term outcomes and progression to dementia.

Dr. Williams Roberson earned her undergraduate and masters degrees in electrical engineering and computer science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She completed her medical degree at Weill Cornell Medical College, her neurology residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and her epilepsy/clinical neurophysiology fellowship and a neuroengineering fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2018.