Melanie T. Gentry, M.D.

  1. Geriatrician
  2. Psychiatrist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Dr. Melanie Gentry is an adult and geriatric psychiatrist.

Her clinical focus includes:

  • Providing individualized care for those with complex psychiatric, medical and neurologic disorders
  • Expertise in the management of psychiatric and behavioral complications of neurocognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • Promoting successful aging, well-being, and quality of life across the life-span
  • Reducing health care disparities by expanding access to mental health care through the use of telehealth

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Gentry is active in medial education working with medical students, residents, fellows and other health care professionals. Her research interests include psycho-oncology, medical education and telehealth.

Rochester

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2006
    Clinical Fellowship - Geriatric PsychiatryMcLean Hospital, Harvard University School of Medicine
  2. 2005
    Chief ResidentMassachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
  3. 2004
    Resident - PsychiatryAdult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
  4. 2002
    ResidentTufts University School of Medicine, Steward Carney Hospital
  5. 2001
    MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 1996
    BAUniversity of Kansas

Certifications

  1. 2008
    Geriatric PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 2007
    PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2004
    Stepping Stones ProgramAmerican Association of Geriatric Psychiatry
  2. 1996
    Graduation with DistinctionUniversity of Kansas
  3. 1996
    Completion of University Honors ProgramUniversity of Kansas
  4. 1996
    Phi Beta Kappa AwardPhi Beta Kappa
  5. 1995
    University Scholars ProgramUniversity of Kansas
  6. 1993
    Black Student and Faculty Council Book AwardUniversity of Kansas
  7. 1992
    Watkin-Berger ScholarshipUniversity of Kansas
  8. 1992
    Endowment Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Kansas
  9. 1992
    Howard Hughes Scholar ProgramUniversity of Kansas

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    Content Advisor Panel Committe MemberAccreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Geriatric Psychiatry Milestones 2.0 Development Project
  2. 2020 - present
    MemberInternational Psychogeriatric Association
  3. 2020 - present
    ChairDepartment of Psychiatry and Psychology, Telehealth Overisight Committee
  4. 2018 - present
    MemberEducation Division Committee, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
  5. 2018 - present
    MemberAdult Psychiatry Education Committee , Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
  6. 2017 - present
    MemberTelemedicine Executive Committee, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
  7. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Telemedicine Association
  8. 2011 - 2017
    Clinical MemberUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
  9. 2010 - 2011
    MemberNortheastern Society for Group Psychotherapy
  10. 2004 - 2011
    Diversity CommitteeMassachusetts General Hospital
  11. 2004 - 2005
    Executive CommitteeExecutive Committee, Patient Care Assessment Committee, McLean Hospital
  12. 2003 - 2005
    Admissions CommitteeMayo Graduate School of Medical Education
  13. 2003 - 2005
    Training CommitteeAdult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
  14. 2003 - 2004
    MemberAmerican Association of Psychiatric Administrators
  15. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Psychiatric Association
  16. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Geriatric Psychiatry
  17. 2003 - present
    MemberAcademy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  18. 1999 - 2001
    Class RepresentativeMayo Graduate School of Medical Education
  19. 1997 - 1999
    Committee MemberMayo Medical School Neuroscience Curriculum
  20. 1997 - 1999
    MemberAmerican Medical Women's Association
  21. 1997 - 1999
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  22. 1995 - 1996
    PresidentUniversity of Kansas
  23. 1992 - 1994
    Student RepresentativeUniversity of Kansas