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Melinda (Mcneal) Rathkopf, MD, Allergy & Immunology, Anchorage, AK

MelindaMcneal(Mcneal)RathkopfMD

Allergy & Immunology Anchorage, AK

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Center of Alaska

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Summary

  • Dr Rathkopf earned her medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. She then entered the U.S. Air Force, completing her pediatric residency training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, MS. She practiced general pediatrics for a couple of years prior to her Allergy and Immunology fellowship training at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. She served nine years as an Air Force physician prior to joining the Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Center of Alaska. She has been practicing in Anchorage since July of 2006.

Education & Training

  • San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
    San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education ConsortiumFellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 2002 - 2004
  • Keesler Medical CenterResidency, Pediatrics, 1997 - 2000
  • Emory University School of Public Health
    Emory University School of Public HealthClass of 1997
  • GA Institute of TechnologyBS, Applied Biology, 1990 - 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • AK State Medical License
    AK State Medical License 2006 - 2022
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2000 - 2005
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 1998 - 2001
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology Allergy & Immunology
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Case Presentation Association of Uniformed Services Allergist and Immunologists, 2004
  • Poster Award Winner – 2nd Place 59th Medical Wing, 2004
  • 2nd Place Fellow in Clinical Science San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, 2004
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • A Review of Published Studies Using Interactive Internet Tools or Mobile Devices to Improve Asthma Knowledge or Health Outcomes  
    Mosnaim GS, Powell LH, Rathkopf M, Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonology
  • A Ten-Year-Old with Chronic Cough.  
    Rans-Nigro TS, Rathkopf, MM, Sebold CR, Pediatr All Asthma Immunol 2006;19(1): 36-43
  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency: A Case Report and Literature Review.  
    Moore LM, Rathkopf M, Napoli DC, Pediatr All Asthma Immunol 2004;17(3):216-225
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Marked enhancement of the immune response to BioThrax® (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed) by the TLR9 agonist CPG 7909 in healthy volunteers.
    Rynkiewicz D, Rathkopf M, Sim I et al, Vaccine 2011 Aug 26;29(37):6313-20
  • Anaplylaxis from the Influenza Vaccine.
    Coop C, Balanon S, White K, Whisman B, Rathkopf M, Ann Allergy, Asthma, and Immunol 2008; 100:A35
  • Seal and Whale Meat: A Newly Recognized Food Allergy.
    Moore LM, Demain JG, Sanner CJ, Whisman B, Rathkopf MM, J Allergy Clin Immunol 2006;117(2):S45
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Lectures

  • Difficult Cases – Insect Venom Allergy. 
    American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2006 Annual Meeting
  • Difficult Cases – NonIgE-Mediated Food Allergy. 
    American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2009 Annual Meeting
  • Allergy Practice Options; Starting in Practice; Changing Practices, Changing Careers. 
    American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2009 Practice Management Workshop
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Other

  • Food Allergy and Formula Selection. 
    Rathkopf, M.M, AK WIC Program

Authored Content

  • AAAAI 2021: Some Pain, A Lot of ProgressMarch 2021

Press Mentions

  • 5 Things to Do if You're Having an Asthma Attack That Could Save Your Life
    5 Things to Do if You're Having an Asthma Attack That Could Save Your LifeOctober 31st, 2018
  • Sneezes, Wheezes, Tears: What's in Store for This Spring's Allergy Season?
    Sneezes, Wheezes, Tears: What's in Store for This Spring's Allergy Season?March 27th, 2016
  • Proposal May Ease Access to Special Education Services for Students with FASD
    Proposal May Ease Access to Special Education Services for Students with FASDOctober 3rd, 2015
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Committees

  • Vice Chair, Practice Management Committee of AAAAI
  • Vice Chair, Health Information, Technology and Education Committee of AAAAI

Professional Memberships