Ronald C. Petersen, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Alzheimer's disease
  2. Corticobasal degeneration
  3. Frontotemporal dementia
  4. Lewy body dementia
  5. Mild cognitive impairment
  6. Posterior cortical atrophy
  7. Primary progressive aphasia
  8. Progressive supranuclear palsy
  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Lewy body dementia
  • Frontotemporal dementia
  • Primary progressive aphasia
  • Corticobasal degeneration
  • Progressive supranuclear palsy
  • Posterior cortical atrophy
  1. 1986
    Fellow - Behavioral NeurologyBeth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  2. 1984
    ResidentDepartment of Neurology
  3. 1981
    InternshipDepartment of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center
  4. 1980
    MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1972
    PhDUniversity of Minnesota
  6. 1968
    BAHamline University

Certifications

  1. 1986
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2015
    Outstanding Achievement AwardHamline University Alumni
  2. 2013
    Henry Wisniewski Award for Lifetime AchievementAlzheimer's Association
  3. 2012
    Zaven Khachaturian Lifetime Achievement Award Alzheimer's Association
  4. 2011
    Distinguished Mayo Clinic InvestigatorMayo Clinic
  5. 2008
    Excellence in Leadership AwardMayo Clinic
  6. 2007
    Certificate of HonorAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  7. 2007
    Leon Thal PrizeLou Ruvo Brain Institute
  8. 2005
    Potamkin Prize for Pick's, Alzheimer's and Related DementiasAmerican Academy of Neurology
  9. 2004
    Barbara Haugh Research Award in Alzheimer's DiseaseGreater Dallas Chapter of Alzheimer's Association, Dallas, TX
  10. 2004
    Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Institute AwardNational Alzheimer's Association, Washington, DC
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Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    MemberWorld Dementia Council
  2. 2011 - present
    Invited MemberFrench Foundation on Alzheimer's Disease, Scientific Steering Committee, French Ministry of Research
  3. 2011 - present
    ChairAdvisory Council on Research Care and Services, National Alzheimer's Project Act
  4. 2010 - 2013
    Active MemberNational Advisory Council on Aging, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health
  5. 2010 - present
    Associate Medical DirectorDepartment of Development
  6. 2010 - present
    MemberRochester Electronic & Systems Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  7. 2009 - 2011
    Advisory Panel Members Disease Working Group, Minnesota Board on Aging, Alzheimer
  8. 2008 - 2011
    ChairMedical and Scientific Advisory Council, Alzheimer's Association
  9. 2008 - present
    Board MemberAlzheimer's Association
  10. 2008 - present
    ChairAlzheimer's Disease Center External Advisory Committee, Northwestern University
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.