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Dassa Alexander-Dalton

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"A life lived unexplored is a life not worth living."


Lieutenant Commander Dassa Alexander-Dalton, a Human/Lumerian female, is currently serving as the Chief Medical Officer aboard the USS Veritas.
Lieutenant Commander Dassa Alexander-Dalton
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Starfleet Academy Graduate Ribbon
War of Shadows Ribbon
Orion Syndicate Service Medal
Silver Lifesaving Ribbon
Silver Star
Galactic War with the Borg Service Medal
Defense of Temporal Flow Ribbon

 

ABOUT THE WRITER

BIOGRAPHY · PERSONALITY PROFILE · RELATIONSHIPS · HOLOPHOTO ALBUM
MISSION AND AFTER-ACTION REPORTS · COMMAND REVIEWS · LOG ENTRIES · SERVICE JACKETS · NOTABLE SIMS ARCHIVE


Dassa Willow Alexander-Dalton was born on Qularie IV on Stardate 236102.24 to parents Christian and Jiasa Alexander. Her older brother, Ekras, visited shortly after. From a young age, Dassa showed high cognitive capacity and an unrivaled curiosity about the world around her. By age 2, she was the older sister to brother Areem. Most of her childhood was spent immersed in a world of fantasy and imagination. Among her favorite activities were dancing and playing doctor with her dolls and many stuffed animals as her patients. Though she was shy, she had a close circle of friends throughout her younger years and did well socially. She was well-liked for her compassionate, patient nature.

When she was 12, attacked and mentally assaulted by a boy she was seeing, Dolan Tauneer. He attempted to use her as a vessel for a "mind dump". However, she was able to fight him off. Upon returning home, she told her parents what happen. However, the boy told his parents that she was the one who had assaulted him. She was immediately arrested and locked in a prison cell to await her trial. It took three months for a trial date to be set. She spent a year in prison before she was found not guilty.

Deciding a fresh start on a new world would help Dassa to move on, her parents moved their family to London, England on Earth to reside with her father's parents until such time as they could establish a new life there.

As she entered her teen years, she began taking ballet and violin lessons. She fell in love with her instrument and spent most of her time throughout her teenage years honing her musical talents with dreams of entering Julliard, a prestigious arts academy in New York. She even spent a summer studying music in Venice when she was 15. Those dreams faded to the background as her more practical passion for medicine and helping others became her focus. Following her completion of secondary school, she pursued Pre-Med at University College London, St. George.

She fought through some struggles with anxiety and low-grade depression, but was able to fulfill her dreams when she graduated the University's Doctor of Medicine program with honors (summa cum laude) with specialties in Pediatrics & Surgery. It was during the clinical portion of her program that she was approached by a Starfleet recruiter and offered the chance to put her talents to use for a greater purpose. Enamored with the idea of Starfleet, she entered the Academy and completed the program on Stardate 239105.09.

She served aboard the USS Braveheart as a Medical Officer and Surgeon under Theel Ar'i, Chief of Surgery, before she was selected to serve aboard the USS Gorkon. When the Gorkon became stuck in an alternate reality, she was offered another posting but elected to remain at Starfleet Medical until the Gorkon's return. She served aboard the USS Gorkon, the USS Za, the USS Veritas, and the USS Astraeus respectively for a time as a Medical Officer.

She is currently serving as the Chief Medical Officer of the USS Veritas.


Statistics


Full Name Dassa Willow Alexander-Dalton
Nicknames
Species Lumerian/Human
T/E Rating T2/E4
Date of Birth 236102.24
Age 36
Place of Birth Qularie IV
Gender Female
Marital Status Married to Tobian Dalton
Children Ayden Dalton
Current Assignment USS Veritas
Current Posting Chief Medical Officer

Appearance

Height 5'7
Weight 121 lbs
Build Slim, Athletic
Hair Color/Length Shoulder-length chestnut brown
Eye Color Honey brown


Personality


Dassa is spiritual, artistic, peace-loving, friendly and is highly original. She is often described as "offbeat" or "eccentric," and is stimulated by visionary ideas and new experiences. She is highly intellectual, however not so good with practical details and follow-through. Though she is naturally shy, she can be quite social when she is relaxed and comfortable in a situation. She experiences emotional extremes, feeling both good and bad intensively. Dassa has a compassionate view of the world. She has strong intuition and a gift for reading into the actions and thoughts of others. She dislikes confrontation to the point that it stresses her out and can result in a nervous breakdown. Delving into spiritual matters and philosophical ideals is much more important to her than simply managing the details of day-to-day life. For this reason, she struggles to keep track of her possessions, remember appointments, arrive punctually, and to stand up to others. Despite appearances, she's not a pushover and will work hard in the fight for what she believes in. She greatly enjoys her profession because helping others makes her feel good.

  • Strengths: She is affectionate, lively and inventive.
  • Weakneses: She has a tendency to may blame herself constantly. It is next to impossible to take advice or constructive criticism from family members and from friends or even strangers.
  • Quotes
    • Be careful who you trust. The Devil was once an angel.[1]
    • When you focus on the snake, you miss the scorpion.[2]
    • I'm a doctor, not a miracle worker. [3]
    • I'm a doctor, not a space warrior. [4]
    • The way out is through. [5]
    • I'm a doctor, not a diplomat.[6]
    • I'm a doctor, not a strategist. [7]

For more details, see Personality Profile.


Career History


STARFLEET SERVICE RECORD
238608.21 - 239005.09
Starfleet Academy Cadet
Major: MedicineSpecialties: Pediatrics, Surgery
Academy Transcript
 



Additional Information


SUPPLEMENTAL DATA FILE: Medical Record
SUPPLEMENTAL DATA FILE: Psychological Record
SUPPLEMENTAL DATA FILE: Disciplinary Record

Organization Memberships


Languages


FLUENT

  • Federation Standard
  • Gaelic (Scottish)
  • Lumerian

INTERMEDIATE

  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Esperanto (official language of the Al-Leyan homeworld)

CONVERSATIONAL

  • Antosian
  • Klingon
  • Vulcan
  • Romulan


Publications and Research


Author

  • Alexander, D. "Cross-Species Reproduction and Its Effects on the Children" [Dissertation in Brief] SFMJ, [In progress]
  • Alexander, D. and Dr. Y. Somlen. "Telepathy and Empathy in Non-Reader Species: A Case Study" SFMJ, [In progress]

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Commanding Ofc.
Roshanara Rahman
First Officer
Sky Blake
Mission Ops/Intel
Jansen Orrey
Chief of Security
Kelrod
Asst. Chief of Sec.
G'var
Security Officer
Chase Masters
Science Officer
Raissa Moonsong
Science Officer
Timothy Alentonis
Cmd. Master Chief
Lunat Drys
Helm Officer
Ceciri Ariadust
Ops Officer
Lia Rouiancet
Chief Engineer
Wil Ukinix
Engineer
Charlena Vanlith
Engineer
Tahlin Alse
Chief Medical Ofc.
Dassa Alexander
Ship's Counselor
T'Katt Dugoras
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