Nimi Singh, MA, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Nimi Singh


Office Phone
Fax Number
Office Address

General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health
Room 389
717 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
United States

Mailing Address

General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health
Room 353 717 Del 1932K (Campus Delivery Code)
717 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Administrative Assistant

Cathy Centola


Director, Youth and AIDS Projects; Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Program Director; and Faculty Member, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health
Adolescent Medicine Physician


MD, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, NY

Residency in Pediatrics and International Child Health, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Fellowship in Adolescent Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

MA, Medical Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

MPH, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA

Licensures and Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine

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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.

Awards & Recognition

  • Castle Connolly "Top Doctor"
  • Best Doctors in America® (2007-2010, 2011-2012, 2013)
  • Minneapolis - St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctors" (2005-2014)
  • Outstanding Faculty Educator Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota (2003, 2007)
  • Hertz Faculty Teaching Development Award (2004)



  • Adolescent medicine
  • Adolescent anxiety
  • Adolescent depression
  • Adolescent eating disorders

Clinical Interests

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