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Melanie Brown, MD, Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD, Children's Minnesota


Pediatrics Baltimore, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Johns Hopkins

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  • Dr. Melanie Brown is a pediatrician in Minneapolis, MN and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. She received her medical degree from Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and has been in practice 19 years. She has a background in pediatric critical care medicine and specializes in pain management, hospice & palliative medicine, and complementary and integrative medicine.

Education & Training

  • Institute for Functional Medicine
    Institute for Functional MedicineNon Degree, AFMCP, 2017 - 2017
  • Helms Medical Institute
    Helms Medical InstituteNon-Degree, Medical Acupuncture, 2016 - 2017
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson
    University of Arizona College of Medicine-TucsonFellowship, Integrative Medicine, 2013 - 2015
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    University of Chicago Medical CenterFellowship, General Internal Medicine and Clinical Medical Ethics, 2009 - 2011
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2001 - 2004
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, Pediatrics, 1998 - 2001
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Mayo Clinic College of MedicineClass of 1998
  • University of Pennsylvania
    University of PennsylvaniaM.S.E., Systems Engineering, 1992 - 1994
  • Duke University
    Duke UniversityB.S.E.E., Electrical Engineering, 1987 - 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2020 - 2024
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2017 - 2022
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1998 - 2017
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2009 - 2013
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Helms InstituteMedical Acupuncture
  • Institute for Functional MedicineAFMCP

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Minnesota Monthly, 2019
  • Senior Faculty Scholar The Bucksbaum Institute at The University of Chicago, 2016
  • Leadership Fellow Leadership Greater Chicago, 2014-2015
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Publications & Presentations


Books/Book Chapters

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  • Parent and Healthcare Team Member Communication in the Pediatric Intensive care Unit.
    E Rojas, L Redd, A Goldberger, C Rodgers, K Michelson, and M Brown, Pediatric Research Day, University of Chicago, 1/1/2016
  • Mindfulness for Pediatric Residents.
    Taylor, M., Hageman, J., & Brown, M, Pediatric Academic Societies, San Diego, CA, 1/1/2015
  • Sm22 +/-mice show a decreased response to methacholine.
    .L. Brown, J.D. Churchill, P. Kogut, J. McConville, B. Camoretti-Mercado, S. Feil, R. Feil, and J. Solway, American Thoracic Society International Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1/1/2005
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  • Opioids Through the Ages: Caring for Children and Families in the Wake of the Opioid Crisis 
    National Conference & Exhibition 2019 - American Academy of Pediatrics - New Orleans, LA - 10/25/2019
  • AAP NCE - Mindfulness Techniques for Physicians 
    Chicago, IL - 1/1/2017
  • Pediatric and Neonatal Pain Management, An Integrative Approach. 
    Munster, IN - 1/1/2016
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  • Respiratory Virus on the Rise 
    Melanie Brown, Chicago Tonight Interview, WTTW
  • Pros and Cons of Vaccinations 
    Melanie Brown, Chicago Tonight Interview, WTTW

Press Mentions

  • AAP Efforts Aim to Promote Pediatricians’ Self-Care, Autonomy
    AAP Efforts Aim to Promote Pediatricians’ Self-Care, AutonomySeptember 3rd, 2019
  • MD 2021 Match List
    MD 2021 Match ListMarch 22nd, 2021

Grant Support

  • communication in the PICUPCORIPresent

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations