Rashmi B. Halker Singh, MD, FAHS, FAAN
Associate Professor of NeurologyNeurologist
Rashmi Halker Singh, M.D., FAHS, FAAN, is an associate professor of neurology at Mayo Clinic. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in neuroscience before attending medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit. She then completed her neurology residency and headache medicine fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Arizona before joining the faculty in 2011. During her residency training, Dr. Halker Singh was named the external chief resident for the Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Arizona.
Dr. Halker Singh is the headache medicine fellowship program director at Mayo Clinic in Arizona and the co-director of the Mayo Clinic Headache Symposium. At the American Academy of Neurology, Dr. Halker Singh is the chair of the Headache and Face Pain Section. She is co-director of the REACH program, past chair of the Women's Health Special Interest Group, co-director of the Scottsdale Headache Symposium annual meeting, and a member of several committees at the American Headache Society. She is also the deputy editor of the Headache Journal, the online and social media editor for the Headache Journal and is an editorial board member of the American Migraine Foundation.
She has been an invited speaker to many international, national and regional meetings and has numerous peer-reviewed publications, book chapter, and abstracts related to her fields of interest which include migraine, women and headache, trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias, secondary headaches, telemedicine, and medical education.
Dr Halker Singh's areas of interest include new treatments for migraine, community outreach and advocacy, headache medicine education, and promoting women in medicine. She is also interested in utilizing virtual platforms to build professional communities and is a moderator for the Women Neurologists Group and an administrator of the Migraine Mavens social media network. She has participated in a multitude of studies focused on the improvement of outcomes for people with migraine. Her many honors include the American Headache Society Above and Beyond Award for Service, Outstanding Course Director at Mayo Clinic, Top Faculty Members Award by Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development, Emerging Leaders Award by the American Headache Society, Mayo Clinic Commitment Against Racism Award Grant Recipient, and the Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award.