Melvin Blanchard, MD, FACP

Professor, Medicine

Chief, Division of Medical Education

Director, Internal Medicine Residency

 

Specialty Areas

  • General Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

 

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine -- Certified

 

Medical Education

  • B.S.: Trevecca Nazarene College, Nashville, Tennessee, 1987
  • Medical Degree: University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, 1994
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1997

 

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • John Cocharn VA Medical Center

 

Honors and Awards

  • Clinical Teacher of the Year Award for teaching in year 2005-2006, selected by class of 2006, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • University Relations Award for Academic Excellence, University of Tennessee, 1994
  • McGraw-Hill Award for Academic Excellence, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 1991
  • Methodist Hospital Foundation Merit Scholarship, 1990-1994

 

Publications

  • Blanchard MS, Eisen SA, Alpern R, Karlinsky JB, Murphy F, Kang H, Toomey R, Reda DJ. Chronic Multisymptom Illness complex in Gulf War era veterans 10 years later. American Journal of Epidemiology; Jan 2006:66 - 75
  • Eisen SA, Kang HK, Murphy FM, Blanchard M, Reda DJ, Henderson WG, Toomey R, Jackson LW, Alpern R, Parks BJ, Klimas N, Hall C, Pak HS,
  • Hunter J, Karlinsky J, Battistone MJ, Lyons MJ and Gulf War Study Participating Investigators. Gulf War veterans’ physical health: a comprehensive clinical evaluation of a population based sample of 2189 Gulf War Era veterans. Ann Intern Med 2005;142(11)
  • Davis LE, Eisen SA, Murphy FM, Alpern R, Parks, BJ, Blanchard M, Reda DJ, King MK, Mithen FA, Kang HK. Clinical and laboratory assessment of distal peripheral nerves in Gulf War veterans and spouses. Neurology 2004; 63:1070-1077
  • Karlinsky JB, Blanchard M, Alpern R, Eisen SA, Kang H, Murphy FM, Reda DJ, Toomey R, Jackson LW, Battistone MJ. Gulf War Veterans’ Health: Prevalence of respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function abnormalities in a population based cohort. Archives of Internal Medicine; 2004; 164:2488-2491.
  • Eisen SA, Karlinsky J, Jackson LW, Blanchard M, Kang HK, Murphy FM, Alpern R, Reda DJ, Toomey R, Battistone MJ, Parks BJ, Klimas N, Pack HS, Hunter J, Lyons MJ, Henderson WG and Gulf War Study Participating Investigators. Spouses of Gulf War Veterans: medical evaluation of a population based cohort. Military Medicine, Accepted
  • Jernigan HM Jr, Ekambaram MC, Blum PS, Blanchard MS. Effect of xylose on the synthesis of phosphorylcholine and phosphorylethanolamine in rat lenses. Exp Eye Res. 1993 Mar; 56(3):291-7
  • Blanchard MS, Karlinsky J, Eisen S, et al. Chronic Multisymptom Illness in Spouses of Gulf War Veterans 10 years later.

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Division of Medical Education

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