Melinda Ring, MD, Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

MelindaRebeccaRingMDFACP, ABOIM

Internal Medicine Chicago, IL

Preventive Medicine, Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine and Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of Arizona
    University of ArizonaFellowship, Integrative Medicine, 2002 - 2004
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoResidency, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1997
  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of MedicineClass of 1994
  • University of MichiganB.S., Cellular and Molecular Biology, with Distinction, 1990

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1994 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • ABPSAmerican Board of Integrative Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Public Voices Fellowship Northwestern University, 2014
  • 100 Women of Influence Today's Chicago Woman Magazine, 2013
  • Drs. Carl and Pat Greer Distinguished Physician in Integrative Medicine 2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Integrative Approach to Depression and anxiety  
    Ring M, Balabanova A, Alternative and Complementary Therapies, 1/1/2015
  • Developing and Implementing Core Competencies for Integrative Medicine Fellowships  
    Ring M, Brodsky M, Dog TL, Sierpina V, Bailey M, Locke A, Kogan M, Rindfleisch JA, Saper R, Academic Medicine, 1/1/2014
  • Adrenal Exhaustion-The Academic Physician Perspective  
    Ring M, Taccetta S, Brady C, Alternative and Complementary Therapies, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • A community-engaged approach to developing and testing a culturally specific yoga program for Hispanic cancer survivors at risk of overweight/obesity and related cardi...
    Gutierrez S, Guitelman J, Maletich C, Rodriguez W, Corrales A, Rodriguez E, Aguirre O, Ring M, Victorson, D, Annual Conference of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, 1/1/2015
  • The Medical Student Stress Scale: Development of a New Measure of Medical Student Stress Using Modern Measurement Theory Applications.
    Mosquera MJ, Ring M, Agarwal G, Victorson DE, International Conference to Promote Resilience, Empathy and Well-Being in the Health Professions, 1/1/2015
  • Mindfulness to Reduce Stress and Improve Performance in a Simulated Medical Procedure: A Randomized Controlled Trial with Medical Interns.
    Ring M, Victorson D, Gannotta R, Maletich C, Gutierrez B, Barsuk J, International Conference to Promote Resilience, Empathy and Well-Being in the Health Professions, 1/1/2015
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Lectures

  • Integrative Health and Chronic Pain 
    Central DuPage Hospital - 1/1/2015
  • Integrative Approaches to Address Sexual Function and Fertility. 
    1/1/2014
  • One size fits… one: The Personalized Approach to Hormone Replacement Therapy. 
    1/1/2014
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Other

  • Scrapping the National Children’s Study Is a Mistake. 
    Ring, M, The Conversation
    1/29/2015
  • Not So Fast: Understanding the Science of Cleansing and Fasting Diets May Help Everyone. 
    Ring, M, Huffington Post
    1/22/2015
  • More city green space can mean less city violence. 
    Ring, M, Chicago Sun-Times
    1/19/2015
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Authored Content

  • Why You Should Use the Pandemic to Speak to Your Patients About NutritionSeptember 2020

Press Mentions

  • 5 Benefits of Green Tea and How It Can Help Your Memory, Skin, and Bones
    5 Benefits of Green Tea and How It Can Help Your Memory, Skin, and BonesOctober 17, 2020 11:17
  • 'Brain-Boosting' Supplements May Contain Unapproved Drugs, Study Says
    'Brain-Boosting' Supplements May Contain Unapproved Drugs, Study SaysOctober 11, 2020 20:31
  • Why You Should Use the Pandemic to Speak to Your Patients About Nutrition
    Why You Should Use the Pandemic to Speak to Your Patients About NutritionOctober 07, 2020 19:20
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