David Raslau, M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Aerospace Medicine Specialist
  2. Internist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

David Raslau, M.D., M.P.H. came to the Mayo Clinic from Chicago, IL where he grew up enjoying the diversity that city provides in cultures, cuisine, and experiences. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic. In Aerospace Medicine, training focuses on commercial pilot health, as their role requires a unique perspective in maintaining health and at the same time maintaining the safety of our airways. He then joined the staff in General Internal Medicine in 2014. Shortly thereafter he was asked to join the Executive Health Program and has primarily been working in that area ever since.

Professionally, Dr. Raslau's interests lie in disease prevention and focusing on healthy lifestyle choices. He believes that healthy living can be distilled down to making positive choices in four principle areas: food, activity, sleep, and stress. Dr. Raslau also believes in a whole-person approach focusing on physical, emotional, and spiritual health. He believes that the large body of literature regarding brain neuroplasticity supports this integrative model.

Dr. Raslau is married and has two young children, a girl and a boy. He and his family spend time enjoying the outdoors and each other. They are active in a small church just outside of town and enjoy seeing Rochester and the surrounding communities grow and develop.

  • Disease prevention
  • Research-based recommendations to diet, exercise, weight loss, and stress management
  • Quality improvement initiatives
  • Perioperative medicine
  • Aerospace medicine
  • Hyperbaric medicine
  1. 2014
    MPH - Executive Program in Public Health PracticeUniversity of Minnesota
  2. 2009
    MDUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
  3. 2005
    BS - Biomedical EngineeringNorthwestern University

Certifications

  1. 2015
    Aerospace MedicineAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine
  2. 2012
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Excellence in Clinical Teaching 2016General Internal Medicine Residency Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2015
    2014 MSCPD AwardsMayo School of Continuous Professional Development
  3. 2015
    Excellence in Clinical Teaching 2015General Internal Medicine Residency Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2006
    Student Fellowship Research AwardCrohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  5. 2005
    Feinberg ScholarshipUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  2. 2016
    JudgeMN ACP Chapter
  3. 2016 - present
    MemberEDI Enterprise Education Committee
  4. 2015
    JudgeMN ACP Chapter
  5. 2015 - present
    MemberExecutive and International Health, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2015 - present
    MemberSIMEG, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2014 - present
    MemberGeneral Internal Medicine Consult Service, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2014 - present
    MemberGeneral Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  9. 2012 - 2014
    Fellow RepresentativeResearch Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2012 - 2014
    Fellow RepresentativeAdvisory Committee, Section of Aerospace Medicine, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine
  11. 2012 - present
    MemberAerospace Medical Association
  12. 2009 - 2014
    MemberMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  13. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  14. 2009 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  15. 2009 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Association
  16. 2006 - 2009
    MemberChurch Health Fairs Board
  17. 2006 - 2009
    MemberArts and Recognition Committee
  18. 2006 - 2008
    PresidentChurch Health Fairs Board
  19. 2006 - 2008
    PresidentChristian Medical & Dental Association
  20. 2006 - 2007
    PresidentArts and Recognition Committee
  21. 2006
    FounderChurch Health Fairs Board
  22. 2005 - 2009
    MemberIllinois State Medical Society
  23. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  24. 2005 - present
    MemberChristian Medical & Dental Association
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