After completing medical school at Georgetown University and neurosurgical residency training at George Washington University, Dr. Sweet underwent a Stereotactic & Functional neurosurgery fellowship at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, where she has since joined the faculty in the Departments of Neurological Surgery and Psychiatry. Her areas of interest include deep brain stimulation for movement disorders and psychiatric diseases, as well as neuromodulation for epilepsy and chronic pain. In addition to teaching and mentoring students, residents, and fellows, Dr. Sweet is also highly involved in research. She was awarded an NIH grant, exploring brain connectivity in patients with Bipolar disorder, and she is an investigator in several other clinical trials, aiming to truly impact scientific discovery for the treatment of diverse diseases using cutting-edge technologies.
Among several other appointments, Dr. Sweet is currently a Member-at-Large of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Executive Committee and Vice-chair for the CNS Leadership Institute.