Dr. Naquin-Chappel was born in Lockport, Louisiana. She spent her childhood years in this small town of south Louisiana, where her family continues to reside. She is a 1996 graduate of Central Lafourche High School.
She attended the University of New Orleans where she obtained a Bachelor Degree in Biology, as well as a Minor Degree in Psychology and Chemistry. During her time there, she was active in numerous organizations. She participated in the UNO Ambassadors, an organization designed to host university functions, specifically for the Chancellor.
After obtaining her undergraduate degree, she attended Tulane University School of Public Health where she earned a Master of Science in Tropical Medicine.
Dr. Naquin-Chappel attended Louisiana State University Health Science center in New Orleans from 2001-2005. She obtained her doctorate of medicine in 2005. She was active in several organizations including Tiger Run, an annual camp for special needs children, as well as a participant in Student Run Homeless Clinics.
Dr. Naquin-Chappel completed her internship training in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2006. She went on to complete her Neurology residency training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston from 2006-2009. She served as Chief Resident in 2009, and was also awarded Best Resident Teacher in Neurology in 2009.
Afterward, she entered a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and completed this degree in 2010.
Dr. Naquin-Chappel plans to become involved in the local medical community. In particular, she is passionate about helping individuals and families with epilepsy. As a daughter to an epileptic, she provides empathy and personal knowledge to these patients. She hopes to become involved with the local Epilepsy Society to bring seminars and information to epilepsy patients regarding treatment, safety measures, and coping skills.
Dr. Naquin-Chappel is a member of several medical organizations including the Texas Medical Association, the Harris County Medical Society, and the American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Naquin-Chappel was recently married in January 2010. She enjoys spending time with her husband, her family and her friends. Outside of medicine, she enjoys cooking, gardening and, most of all, traveling.