Mellanie V. Springer, MD, MS is an assistant professor of neurology at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Springer specializes in vascular neurology. Her research interests are in racial and ethnic disparities in stroke treatment/outcomes and social determinants of health.
Dr. Springer received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto. She completed a master’s degree in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Toronto. She earned her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2009. Dr. Springer then completed her medicine internship, neurology residency, and vascular neurology training at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY. She joined the faculty of Montefiore Medical Center as an assistant professor of neurology in 2014. As a junior faculty member at Montefiore, she completed a master’s degree in clinical research methods. Dr. Springer joined the faculty of the University of Michigan Medical School in 2018.
Dr. Springer has peer-reviewed publications on cognition and aging, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and racial and ethnic disparities in stroke treatment.
Areas of Interest
Health disparities in stroke treatment and stroke care, social determinants of health.
Only around half of those who have hypertension or conditions linked to blood pressure regularly monitor, but health care providers’ recommendations increase older adults’ monitoring at home.
Medical School or Training
- Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2009
- Montefiore Medical Center, Neurology, NY, 2013
- Vascular Neurology, Montefiore Medical Center, 2014
- Vascular Neurology