Rochester, Minnesota




Lindsey M. Philpot, Ph.D., M.P.H., is an epidemiologist and a health services researcher whose work focuses on the design, optimization and implementation of care delivery models. Her research encompasses human-centered design, health services research, epidemiology and implementation science. The goal of Dr. Philpot's research is to facilitate positive changes in how people experience health care by co-creating new models of care, particularly those leveraging digital solutions.

Specifically, Dr. Philpot works on understanding what health care models and tools are needed to best serve patients and providers in achieving health-related goals. Her work defines what approaches are needed to get evidence-based tools into the hands of patients who can most benefit from them. Her work also determines which health care models and tools are most helpful.

Focus areas

  • Leveraging human-centered design and design thinking to develop new models of care and new digital tools that meet the needs of patients and providers.
  • Deploying implementation and dissemination science to understand how to enhance clinical workflows and operationalize new health care solutions.
  • Using the principles of epidemiology and health services research to determine the impact of health care interventions on health outcomes and experiences.

Significance to patient care

Dr. Philpot's research is centered on the needs of the patient first. She uses scientific rigor and close partnerships with experts to design, develop and deploy new models of care directly into the hands of patients. Her research is aimed at leveraging the vast expertise across Mayo Clinic to advance the care of patients around the world.


Administrative Appointment

  1. Associate Consultant I-Research, Division of Community Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. Associate Consultant I-Research, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences

Academic Rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Health Services Research


  1. Ph.D. - Health Services Research and Policy University of North Texas Health Science Center
  2. MPH - Epidemiology University of North Texas Health Science Center
  3. BS - Biological Sciences University of North Texas

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