William P. Cheshire, Jr., M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

William P. Cheshire, M.D., is a neurologist at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida who treats trigeminal neuralgia with clinical interests in autonomic nervous system and neuroethics.

Dr. Cheshire received his bachelor's degree in biochemical sciences cum laude from Princeton University, his Master of Arts in bioethics summa cum laude from Trinity International University, and his medical degree from West Virginia University. He completed his neurology residency and pain fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Dr. Cheshire has led the Program in Professionalism & Values at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Jacksonville in collaboration with colleagues across the Mayo Clinic enterprise. He has also chaired the Ethics Committee and Medical Ethics Committee at Mayo Clinic and is a past president of the staff. The neurology residents and fellows recognized him as teacher of the year in 2015. Nationally, Dr. Cheshire has been an associate editor of Clinical Autonomic Research and serves on the editorial boards of Autonomic Neuroscience and Parkinsonism & Related Disorders.

  • Autonomic nervous system
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Neuroethics
  1. 2001
    MA - BioethicsTrinity International University
  2. 1992
    Fellow - Pain ManagementUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  3. 1991
    Resident - NeurologyUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  4. 1988
    Internship - MedicineWest Virginia University
  5. 1987
    MDWest Virginia University
  6. 1982
    AB - Biochemical SciencesPrinceton University

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Educator of the YearChristian Medical & Dental Associations
  2. 2016
    Teacher Recognition AwardAmerican Academy of Neurology
  3. 2015
    Teacher of the Year for 2015Department of Neurology
  4. 2012
    Best DoctorsBest Doctors in America
  5. 2010
    Senior FellowThe Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity
  6. 2009
    America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  7. 2005
    A. Kurt Weiss Lectureship in Biomedical EthicsUniversity of Oklahoma School of Medicine
  8. 2004
    Teacher Recognition AwardAmerican Academy of Neurology
  9. 2004
    FellowAmerican Academy of Neurology
  10. 2001
    Outstanding Faculty MemberMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  11. 2001
    Graduated Summa Cum LaudeTrinity International University
  12. 2001
    FellowThe Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity
  13. 1983
    MemberSociety of the Cincinnati
  14. 1982
    Graduated Cum LaudePrinceton University
  15. 1978
    ValedictorianWalter Hines Page High School
  16. 1977
    First Place Award for Superior Achievement in Behavioral SciencesNorth Carolina Student Academy of Science

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - 2018
    PresidentAmerican Autonomic Society
  2. 2016 - present
    ChairMCE AskMayoExpert Knowledge Content Board - Ethics
  3. 2015 - 2018
    Vice ChairEthics Education Subcommittee, Mayo Clinical Ethics Council, Mayo Clinic Committees
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Clinical Ethics Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  5. 2015 - 2019
    ChairMedical Ethics Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  6. 2015 - 2019
    MemberEnterprise Ethics Practice Committee
  7. 2015 - 2021
    ChairGrievance Committee, American Academy of Neurology
  8. 2015 - present
    Associate DirectorProgram in Professionalism and Values
  9. 2014 - 2016
    President-ElectAmerican Autonomic Society
  10. 2014
    PresidentOfficers & Councilors of Staff, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  11. 2014
    MemberEthics Ebola Task Force
  12. 2013 - 2016
    ChairClinical Affairs Committee, American Autonomic Society
  13. 2013 - present
    MemberBoard of Governors, American Autonomic Society
  14. 2013 - present
    MemberMedical Ethics Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  15. 2013
    President-ElectOfficers & Councilors of Staff, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  16. 2012 - 2019
    ChairCollaborative Nexus Roundtable Group
  17. 2012 - 2015
    Associate DirectorProgram in Professionalism and Ethics
  18. 2011 - 2019
    ChairEthics Committee, Christian Medical and Dental Association
  19. 2011 - present
    DirectorClinical Neurophysiology Laboratory, Department of Neurology
  20. 2010 - present
    Senior FellowCenter for Bioethics and Human Dignity
  21. 2009 - 2012
    Scientific Program ChairAmerican Academy of Neurology
  22. 2009 - present
    MemberGrievance Committee, American Academy of Neurology
  23. 2008 - 2009
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Neurological Association
  24. 2008 - 2013
    ChairEducation Assessment Subcommittee, Education Committee, Department of Neurology
  25. 2008 - 2009
    MemberSearch Committee for Executive Director, Trinity International University
  26. 2008 - 2013
    Assistant Program DirectorNeurology Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  27. 2007 - present
    FellowAmerican Neurological Association
  28. 2007 - 2012
    Consulting SpecialistUnited Council for Neurologic Subspecialties
  29. 2007 - 2008
    MemberInternational Consensus Committee on Orthostatic Hypotension, Orthostatic Intolerance, and Syncope, American Autonomic Society
  30. 2006
    Abstract ReviewerCenter for Bioethics and Human Dignity
  31. 2006
    MemberCenter for Bioethics and Human Dignity
  32. 2006 - 2010
    Consultant in NeuroethicsCenter for Bioethics and Human Dignity
  33. 2006 - 2008
    MemberOne Mayo Neurology Initiative, Department of Neurology
  34. 2006 - 2012
    ChairNeuroethics Working Group, Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity
  35. 2006 - 2011
    MemberAuthor Panel, Clinical Autonomic Testing, American Academy of Neurology
  36. 2006 - 2009
    FellowCenter on Nanotechnology and Society
  37. 2006 - 2009
    MemberCenter on Nanotechnology and Society
  38. 2006 - 2008
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Neurology
  39. 2006 - 2007
    ChairGenomics Education Planning Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  40. 2006 - present
    MemberNeuroethics Society
  41. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  42. 2005 - present
    MemberEthics Section, American Academy of Neurology
  43. 2005
    MemberFlorida Adult Protective Services Team
  44. 2004 - 2006
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Academy of Neurology
  45. 2004 - 2009
    MemberEducation Technology Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  46. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican Scientific Affiliation
  47. 2004 - present
    MemberAdvisory Council, Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity
  48. 2004 - present
    FacultyNeurology Education Program, Department of Neurology
  49. 2004 - 2007
    Nominations ChairAutonomic Nervous System Section, American Academy of Neurology
  50. 2004 - 2007
    MemberAutonomic Nervous System Section, American Academy of Neurology
  51. 2004 - 2006
    Director of Biotech EthicsCenter for Bioethics and Human Dignity
  52. 2004 - 2007
    Board MemberCenter for Bioethics and Culture
  53. 2004 - 2006
    MemberNortheast Florida Bioethics Forum
  54. 2004 - 2005
    MemberBioethics Curriculum Committee, University of North Florida
  55. 2003 - 2006
    MemberScientific Session, American Autonomic Society
  56. 2003 - 2004
    Associate DirectorCenter for Bioethics and Culture
  57. 2003 - 2004
    MemberTask Force on Graduate Medical Education in Ethics and Humanities, Subsection addressing ACGME Professionalism core competency, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
  58. 2002 - present
    MemberEthics Committee, Christian Medical and Dental Association
  59. 2002 - 2004
    ChairAutonomic Nervous System Section, American Academy of Neurology
  60. 2002 - 2004
    FellowCenter for Bioethics and Human Dignity
  61. 2002 - 2004
    MemberCommittee on Sections, American Academy of Neurology
  62. 2001 - 2005
    MemberAmerican Society for Bioethics and Humanities
  63. 2000 - 2002
    Vice ChairAutonomic Nervous System Section, American Academy of Neurology
  64. 2000 - 2011
    MemberChoir, Church of the Redeemer (Anglican)
  65. 1999 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Autonomic Neuroscience
  66. 1996 - 2000
    SecretaryAutonomic Nervous System Section, American Academy of Neurology
  67. 1994 - 2007
    MemberExecutive Committee, Autonomic Nervous System Section, American Academy of Neurology
  68. 1994 - 1996
    ChairEducation Committee, Autonomic Nervous System Section, American Academy of Neurology
  69. 1994 - 1995
    MemberNeurology Database Committee, Neurology Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  70. 1993 - 1999
    MemberPatient Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  71. 1993 - 1994
    MemberReport Card Task Force, Mayo Clinic Florida Task Forces
  72. 1992 - 2010
    DirectorAutonomic Reflex Laboratory, Department of Neurology
  73. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Autonomic Society
  74. 1989 - 1991
    MemberResidency Education Subcommittee, American Academy of Neurology
  75. 1982 - 1983
    VolunteerCarrier Clinic
  76.  
    Co-ChairScientific Session, American Autonomic Society
  77.  
    MemberSection on Headache and Facial Pain, American Academy of Neurology

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