MELISSA ASHLEY BECK email@example.com
EDUCATION Cleveland Clinic Diagnostic Radiology Resident Beaumont Hospital Transitional Year Resident Central Michigan University College of Medicine Doctor of Medicine University of Crete Boston University Master of Science in Molecular Basis of Human Disease University of Michigan Post-baccalaureate studies University of Michigan Bachelor of Science in Brain, Behavior, & Cognitive Science
Cleveland, Ohio Taylor, Michigan Mount Pleasant, Michigan Detroit, Michigan Heraklion, Crete, Greece Boston, Massachusetts Ann Arbor, Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan
LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS State of New York Medical License State of Ohio Medical License State of Michigan Medical License Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification Basic Life Support Certification Emergency Medical Technician
PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS Journal Articles: • Beck M, Christiano A, Bordone L. Treatment Options for Primary Cicatricial Alopecia: Established Therapies and New Concepts. Int J Cutaneous Disorders Med 2019, 2(2): 180013. https://www.chembiopublishers.com/IJCUM/IJCUM180013.pdf • Fotakis P., Kateifides A. K., Gkolfinopoulou C., Georgiadou D. Beck M., Grundler K., Chroni A., Stratikos E., Kardassis D., Zannis V. I. Role of the hydrophobic and charged residues in the 218 to 226 region of apoA-I in the biogenesis of HDL. Journal of Lipid Research. 2013; 54: 3281 - 92 Abstracts: • Wang E, Sallee B, Abdelaziz A, Chen J, Beck M, Bordone L, Christiano A. Clinical improvement in primary cicatricial alopecias following treatment with mast cell stabilizing drugs. Society of Investigative Dermatology, Scottsdale, AZ; 2020. • Alison Mackenzie*, Jenna Gharzeddine*, Melissa Beck*, Renee Sundstrom, Cara Poland. Spontaneous recovery of gonadotropic function after pregnancy in a case of idiopathic hypopituitarism. Endocrine Practice. 2015; 21: #905, 179-80. AACE Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress *denotes co-first author Posters: • Lukaszewicz, A., Beck, M., Suri, P. et al. Cerebrospinal fluid flow imaging: The who, what, why and how. Presented at: International Congress of Radiology (ICR) Annual Meeting. September 2016; Buenos Aires, Argentina. • Alison Mackenzie*, Jenna Gharzeddine*, Melissa Beck*, Renee Sundstrom, Cara Poland. Spontaneous recovery of gonadotropic function after pregnancy in a case of idiopathic hypopituitarism. Poster presented at: American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress; 2015; Nashville, TN
*denotes co-first author Other Peer-Reviewed Online Publications: • Beck M., Lukaszewicz, A., Ma, D. (2016, September 06). American College of Radiology, Case in Point. https://3s.acr.org/CIP/default.aspx, Pub Status: Pending publish. Date indicated above is date of acceptance. Non-peer reviewed Publications: • Beck, Melissa. (2013 through 2014). Ethics Tidbits Blog. Retrieve from https://medicalbioethics.wordpress.com/ Internal Publications: • Wilson J, Beck M, Guidipadi S. Adherence to Group B Streptococcus Prevention Guidelines at St John Hospital and Medical Center. 05/30/2016.
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE Clinical Research Fellow – Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York Physician researcher seeing patients and conducting clinical research trials. Project Head & Teaching Assistant - Boston University; Boston, Massachusetts Thesis title: “Role of amino acids 218-222 of apolipoprotein A-I in the biogenesis of HDL” Researcher & Project Head – University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, Michigan Endocrinology and Neuroscience Research. Medical Student Volunteer Researcher – St John Hospital & Medical Center; Detroit, Michigan Project: Discern if the CDC guidelines from 2013 regarding group B streptococcus prophylaxis had followed at our institution.
HONORS AND AWARDS Clerkship Honors – Internal Medicine Clerkship Honors – Psychiatry Clerkship Honors – Emergency Medicine Central Michigan University College of Medicine Values in Action Award for Integrity Central Michigan University College of Medicine Pioneer Scholarship
PRE-DOCTORAL MEDICAL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE Volunteer Medical Missionary at Health Teams International; Tegucigalpa, Honduras Part of a team that traveled throughout central Honduras to provide medical care, dental care and eye care in remote villages. Medical Missionary and Emergency Medical Technician at Global Frontier Missions; Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, Mexico Provided healthcare with other licensed health care professionals to the impoverished people of Oaxaca, Mexico and helped establish their current local healthcare infrastructure. Emergency Medical Technician Intern at Young Life Saranac Village Camp; Saranac Lake, New York On call and office hours for campers.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Innovation Consultant at Creative Realities, Inc.; Boston, Massachusetts Facilitated Fortune 500 companies in sessions designed to provoke innovation and creative perspectives on everything from advertising strategy to new product development.
LEADERSHIP & SERVICE Student Representative for Michigan Delegation at ACP Leadership Day in Washington D.C. Central Michigan University College of Medicine Medical Student Council Member Ethics Chair for the College of Medicine
Ethics Tidbits, author USMLE Step 1 Advice Panelist and Interviewee Faculty-selected Peer Assessment Grading Committee Student Representative ‘Big Sibling’ in CMED Mentorship Program Certified EMT & Medical Missionary at Global Fronteir Missions Certified EMT Intern at Young Life Saranac Village Camp Volunteer Aid – University of Michigan MedRehab Young Life – serving in multiple capacities, from volunteer leader for middle school and high school kids, to summer staff at camps, intern at camps, and adult committee member