Melissa H Olken, MD, PhD

Melissa H Olken, MD, PhD
Melissa H Olken, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine


Contact Information

Patient Care Related:
Internal Medicine, 269.337.6300

Biosketch

Dr. Melissa Olken is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. She is employed by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a BSEd in Exercise Sciences-High Distinction in May 1978. She also has a MS in Exercise Physiology from the University of Illinois in May 1980. She earned her MD also from the University of Illinois in May 1988. She went on to earn her PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Illinois in May 1988. She completed her Residency in Internal Medicine from the University of Michigan Medical Center in May 1989. She completed another Residency in Internal Medicine from the University of Michigan in May 1991.

  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • Education and Training

    • Residency 1991, Internal Medicine, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
    • Internship 1989, Internal Medicine, Medical Center, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
    • PhD 1988, Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • MD 1988, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • MS 1980, Exercise Physiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • BSEd 1978, Exercise Sciences - High Distinction, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Research

    • Internal Medicine
  • Presentations

    • CMML-2 with Syncopal Episodes as Initial Presentation: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Barker H, Giaquinta M, Kennedy M, Olken M, 40th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2022
    • Acute Pericarditis Secondary to Coxiella Burnetii Infection. Mehta A, Olken M, 40th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2022
    • Assessing the Prevalence of Food Insecurity in a Walk-In HIV Testing Center. Reardon R, Patel K, Balaj A, Olken M, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021