Lisa A. Schimmenti, M.D.

  1. Medical Geneticist
  2. Pediatrician

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Eye problem
  2. Retinitis pigmentosa
  1. Genetic panel
  2. Newborn screening
  • Genetics of hearing and deafness
  • Zebrafish as a model for human hearing and vision
  • Retinitis pigmentosa
  • Leber's congenital amaurosis
  • Microphthalmia, anophthalmia and coloboma
  • PAX2 and renal coloboma syndrome
  • Newborn hearing screening and genetic testing
  • Genetic eye disease
  • Undiagnosed and rare diseases
  • Genomic approaches to disease and health
  1. 1995
    FellowUniversity of Minnesota--Twin Cities
  2. 1992
    Research FellowshipUniversity of Minnesota--Twin Cities
  3. 1991
    Fellow - Pediatric Critical CareYale Affiliated Hospitals Program, Yale University School of Medicine
  4. 1990
    Fellow - Pediatric Critical CareHarbor-UCLA Medical Center
  5. 1989
    ResidencyHarbor-UCLA Medical Center
  6. 1986
    MDAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
  7. 1982
    BAJohns Hopkins University

Certifications

  1. 1996
    Clinical Genetics (MD)American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  2. 1989
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Certificate of Appreciation-Excellent Dictation AuthorMayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2016
    Leonard Tow Faculty Humanism in Medicine AwardUniversity of Minnesota Foundation
  3. 2016
    Leonard Tow Faculty Humanism Award of the Arnold Gold Humanism Arnold P. Gold Foundation
  4. 2014
    Best DoctorsMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  5. 2013
    AOA Robert F. Glaser Teaching Award, NomineeUniversity of Minnesota
  6. 2013
    Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate and Professional EducationUniversity of Minnesota
  7. 2010
    Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors in America
  8. 2009
    Herz Faculty Teaching Development AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  9. 2008
    Alexander Charles Jundt Research Award, Department of PediatricsUniversity of Minnesota
  10. 2008
    GENA CertificationAmerican Society of Human Genetics
  11. 2005
    Outstanding Faculty Educator Award, Department of PediatricsUniversity of Minnesota
  12. 2004
    Elected MemberSociety for Pediatric Research
  13. 1995
    Mentored Clinical Scientist AwardK08
  14. 1994
    Fellow Research AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  15. 1991
    Fellow's Basic Research AwardSociety of Pediatric Research
  16. 1991
    Service AwardIndividual National Research
  17. 1990
    Service AwardIndividual National Research
  18. 1989
    Pediatric Scientist Training AwardASPDC/PAS
  19. 1982
    Cum LaudeThe Johns Hopkins University
  20. 1982
    Phi Beta KappaJohns Hopkins
  21. 1981
    Alpha Epsilon DeltaJohns Hopkins

Professional memberships

  1. 2018
    ChairNewborn Hearing Screening Advisory Committee, Minnesota Department of Health
  2. 2017 - present
    Vice ChairAmerican College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Maintenance of Certification Committee
  3. 2017
    Chair ElectNewborn Hearing Screening Advisory Committee, Minnesota Department of Health
  4. 2017 - present
    Vice ChairMinnesota Department of Health, Early Hearing Dection and Intervention Committee
  5. 2016 - 2020
    MemberMinnesota Department of Public Health Newborn Hearing Screen Advisory Committee
  6. 2016 - present
    MemberGold Humanism Honor Society
  7. 2015 - present
    Steering Committee MemberEducation Steering Committee
  8. 2014 - present
    Search CommitteeAssistant Dean for Student Affairs
  9. 2013 - present
    Discovery Grant ReviewerUniversity of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics
  10. 2013 - 2014
    Grant ReviewerResearch Infrastructure Investment Program
  11. 2013 - present
    Grant ReviewerMinnesota Vikings Research
  12. 2013 - present
    ChairUniversity of Minnesota MSTP Clinical Continuity Committee
  13. 2012 - present
    Seed Grant ReviewerAcademic Health Center
  14. 2012 - 2015
    Elected MemberUniversity of Minnesota Education Council
  15. 2012 - present
    ReviewerWarwick MSTP Fellowship
  16. 2012 - present
    MemberAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  17. 2012 - present
    MemberChildhood Glaucoma Research Network
  18. 2011 - present
    Grant ReviewerMinnesota Vikings Research
  19. 2010 - 2015
    Steering CommitteeUniversity of Minnesota MSTP
  20. 2010 - 2012
    Grant ReviewerClinical and Translational Science Institute Child Health
  21. 2009 - present
    Formulary CommitteeUniversity of Minnesota Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  22. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  23. 2008 - present
    Search CommitteeUniversity of Minnesota Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory Director
  24. 2008 - present
    MemberSociety for Inherited Metabolic Disease
  25. 2005 - 2015
    InterviewerMCDBG Graduate Program
  26. 2005 - 2008
    Selection CommitteeUniversity of Minnesota Pediatric Residency Program
  27. 2005 - 2006
    Search CommitteeUniversity of Minnesota Division Director, Genetics, Medicine
  28. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  29. 2004 - 2015
    Voting MemberPhi Beta Kappa Chapter
  30. 2003 - 2012
    Executive CommitteeInstitute of Human Genetics, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  31. 2003 - 2010
    Admissions CommitteeGenetic Counseling Program
  32. 2003 - 2010
    InterviewerUniversity of Minnesota Pediatric Residency Program
  33. 1999 - 2001
    InterviewerUCLA Graduate Program (ACCESS)
  34. 1999 - present
    Co-EditorUCLA Course and Graduate Requirement Manual
  35. 1996 - 2002
    InterviewerUCLA Pediatric Residency Program
  36. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Human Genetics
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