Neurology &
Neurological Sciences

Michelle Jonelis, MD

Michelle Jonelis, MD


Internship: Kaiser San Francisco
Medical School: University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Stanford University



Jonelis MB, Drummond SP, Salamat JS, McKenna BS, Ancoli-Israel S, Bondi MW. Age-Related Influences of Prior Sleep on Brain Activation during Verbal Encoding. Front Neurol. 2012;3:49.


Jonelis, M., Drummond, SPA., Salamat J., McKenna, B., Ancoli-Israel, S., Bondi, M. (Presented by Jonelis, M). Sleep Quality and Quantity Predict Brain Activation During Verbal Learning in Older and Younger Adults. Oral Presentation presented at: SLEEP (Associated Professional Sleep Societies annual conference); Seattle, WA, June 2009.

Jonelis, M., Han S., Kirsch, H., Poncelet, A. (Presented by Jonelis, M., Han, S). PISCES: A Multidisciplinary Longitudinal Patient-Centered Model for Third-Year Medical Education at UCSF. Oral Presentation presented at: American Academy of Neurology annual conference; Chicago, IL, May 2008.


To Image or Not to Image: A Case of Diplopia, Neurology Grand Rounds September 28th, 2012

Sleep Basics and Sleep Need, Resident Lecture, December 12th, 2012

A Silicon Valley Executive with Episodes of Confusion, Case Presentation at NRSP Epilepsy Conference, September 8th, 2012


Teaching Excellence Award, January 2013 (Nominated by the medical students for contributions to their education).

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, June 2012 [Awarded to up to 6 residents per year, per institution “based on their demonstrated commitment to teaching and compassionate treatment of patients and families, students and colleagues.” (Quoted from foundation website.)].

Sleep Research Society Abstract Excellence Award, June 2009 [For “Sleep Quality and Quantity Predict Brain Activation During Verbal Learning in Older Adults” (Awarded to the best trainee abstracts submitted for presentation at the SLEEP 2009 national conference.)].

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Training Fellow, June 2008 - July 2009 (For work in the Drummond laboratory).

Recipient of UCSF Dean’s Summer Fellowship in San Diego, June 2006 (For work on epilepsy at UCSD Department of Neurosciences).

Recipient of UCSF Dean’s Summer Fellowship  in Washington D.C., June 2005, For health policy work at Society for Women’s Health Research. 

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