"Case Studies in Neuropalliative Care"
Maisha T. Robinson, M.D., M.S.H.P.M.
Dr. Maisha T. Robinson earned her undergraduate degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from Princeton University and her medical degree from Tufts University. She completed her residency training in neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where she was named Chief Resident in her final year. She continued her training through a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and she returned to Mayo Clinic for a neurohospitalist fellowship. Dr. Robinson was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship in health services and health policy research through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at UCLA, where she earned a Master of Science degree in health policy and management and engaged in research focused on the intersection of neurology and palliative medicine. Dr. Robinson is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Florida, with a joint appointment in the Department of Family Medicine. At Mayo, she established a Neuropalliative Care program and she serves as the Medical Director of Palliative Medicine and as the Program Director for the Palliative Medicine Fellowship. She has received several awards and honors, including selection for participation in the Emerging Leaders Forum and Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum of the American Academy of Neurology. She is a member of the Medical Advisory Board of Brain and Life magazine and a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Test Writing Committee on Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She edited a book titled Case Studies in Neuropalliative Care.