Nimi Singh

Assistant Professor, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Program Director, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Youth and AIDS Projects
Adolescent Medicine Physician


Nimi Singh, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Adolescent Medicine Fellowship in the Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine at the University of Minnesota. She received her undergraduate degree at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and her medical degree at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. In conjunction with her residency in Pediatrics and International Child Health at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland Ohio, she pursued a Masters in Medical Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University, and a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle, where she also received a Masters in Public Health. She then completed her training with a fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at the University of Washington. During her career she has also pursued further training in lifestyle and integrative medicine, honing her expertise in counseling teens on optimizing their health and wellbeing. Dr. Singh is currently pursuing the Clinical Scholars academic track. Her clinical and research interests have focused on disenfranchised youth including homeless and incarcerated youth, and on the mental health needs of youth in varying socioeconomic and cultural contexts. Currently she is focused on exploring, teaching, and evaluating means by which to promote mental health and resilience in youth, as well as in medical students, residents, and medical faculty. In June 2003 and 2007, she was the recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Educator Award by the Dept. of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine.

Clinical Summary

Adolescent medicine; Adolescent anxiety; Adolescent depression; Adolescent eating disorders


MA, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
MPH, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA
MD, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, NY

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency in Pediatrics and International Child Health, Residency
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Fellowship in Adolescent Medicine, Fellowship
University of Washintong Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Adolescent Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Recognition

Hertz Faculty Teaching Development Award
Outstanding Faculty Educator Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
Best Doctors in America®
Minneapolis - St.Paul "Top Doctors", Minneapolis - St.Paul Magazine
Castle Connolly "Top Doctor"



General Pediatrics & Adolescent Health
717 Delaware St SE, 3rd floor
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Administrative Contact

Beth Williamson
Administrative Phone: 651-983-2384
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