Melissa C. Lipford, M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Insomnia
  2. REM behavior disorder
  3. Sleep apnea
  4. Sleep disorders
  • Sleep apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Sleep disorders
  • Ischemic stroke
  • Stroke recovery
  • REM sleep disorder
  1. 2012
    Fellow - Sleep MedicineMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2011
    Resident - Adult NeurologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2008
    InternshipUniversity of Kansas Medical Center
  4. 2007
    Medical School - Doctor of Medicine, Cumulative GPA 3.9University of Kansas
  5. 1997
    Undergraduate Studies - B.S. Chemical EngineeringWashington University in St. Louis

Certifications

  1. 2013
    Sleep MedicineAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 2011
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Assistant editorMayo Clinic
  2. 2017
    Chair for the 2017 Stroke and Sleep Conference, awarded AASM Conference GrantStroke and Sleep Conference
  3. 2015
    Second Place Open Poster CompetitionCardiosleep
  4. 2015
    Young Investigator Research ForumAASM
  5. 2013
    Faculty AdvisorDepartment of Neurology
  6. 2013
    Quality Recognition Award for Exceptional AuthorDocumentation Services
  7. 2011
    Bronze Level CertificationMayo Clinic Quality Fellow
  8. 2007
    2007 Medical Student Prize for Excellence in NeurologyAmerican Academy of Neurology
  9. 2007
    Best Student Neurology Clerkship Award University of Kansas, Alpha Chi Sigma
  10. 2006
    Gold Humanism Honor Society
  11. 2001
    Exceptional Performance and ContributioneScreen Award
  12. 2000
    Project Leader for Neurology PGY3 Class Quality Improvement Project: Improving patient communication by utilizing anatomic drawings/diagrams to explain neurologic diagnosesNeurology, Department of Neurology
  13. 2000
    Alpha Omega Alpha - Medical School Honor SocietyUniversity of Kansas
  14. 1995
    Deans ListWashington University School of Engineering
  15. 1994
    Physics First Place Grand Award, Third Place OverallIntel International Science and Engineering Fair
  16. 1994
    Represented the United States, First Place OverallTaiwan International Science Fair
  17. 1994
    First Place Awards in Medical Technology University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  18. 1994
    Westinghouse Bertha Lamme Scholar Award Westinghouse Bertha Lamme
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Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberEuropean Sleep Research Society
  2. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Thoracic Society
  3. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Center for Sleep Medicine
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Center for Sleep Medicine
  5. 2015 - present
    MemberSleep Research Society
  6. 2015 - present
    ChairSleep and Stroke Workgroup
  7. 2014 - present
    MemberOffice of Women's Health, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  8. 2013 - present
    Faculty AdvisorDepartment of Neurology
  9. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association, Stroke Council
  10. 2010
    AppointmentAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine
  11. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine
  12. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  13. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  14. 2008 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association, American Medical Association
  15.  
    MemberSleep Medicine Research Coordinating Committee
  16.  
    MemberDepartment of Neurology Quality Committee
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Publications