Elizabeth A. Coon, M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Elizabeth A. Coon, M.D., is an adult neurologist, with specialty interest in autonomic disorders and movement disorders. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Autonomic disorders such as orthostatic hypotension
  • Movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease
  • Neurodegenerative disorders such as multiple system atrophy
  • Treatment of autonomic symptoms in complex neurologic syndromes
  • Working with local care providers to optimize quality of life in patients with neurologic disease
  • Testing of the autonomic nervous system

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Coon is active in research and education. Her research centers on both autonomic and movement disorders as well as the history of neurology.

  • Autonomic disorders
  • Movement disorders
  • Multiple system atrophy
  • Sweating and thermoregulatory disorders
  1. 2019
    Fellow - Rare Diseases Consortium Research Network FellowNational Institutes of Health
  2. 2015
    Mayo Clinic Scholar - Autonomic DisordersDepartment of Neurology
  3. 2014
    FellowMovement Disorders, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2013
    Chief ResidentDepartment of Neurology
  5. 2013
    ResidentAdult Neurology Residency, Department of Neurology
  6. 2010
    InternshipInternship, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2009
    MD - Research DistinctionUniversity of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  8. 2004
    BAAugustana College

Certifications

  1. 2013
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Felicia Axelrod Award American Autonomic Society
  2. 2020
    Lawrence C. McHenry Award: An Award for the History of NeurologyAmerican Academy of Neurology
  3. 2016
    Annual Meeting Travel AwardAmerican Neurological Association
  4. 2014
    Don Summers Memorial Multiple System Atrophy AwardAmerican Autonomic Society
  5. 2014
    Annual Meeting Travel AwardAmerican Neurological Association
  6. 2013
    Research Career Development Symposium ScholarshipAmerican Academy of Neurology
  7. 2012
    Annual Meeting Travel AwardAmerican Academy of Neurology
  8. 2009
    Research DistinctionUniversity of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  9. 2007
    Annual Meeting Travel AwardAmerican Neurological Association
  10. 2004
    Summa cum laudeAugustana College
  11. 2003
    Membership (National Biology Honor Society)Beta Beta Beta
  12. 2003
    Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society
  13. 2003
    Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  14. 2003
    Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    ReviewerAmerican Academy of Neurology
  2. 2021 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  3. 2021 - present
    ChairExamination Committee, United Council for Neurological Subspecialties
  4. 2021 - present
    MemberMultiple System Atrophy Coalition; Medical Advisory Board
  5. 2021 - present
    Vice ChairAmerican Academy of Neurology
  6. 2021 - present
    Vice ChairAutonomic Section, American Academy of Neurology
  7. 2020 - present
    Education Committee MemberAmerican Autonomic Society
  8. 2020 - present
    ChairAmerican Academy of Neurology
  9. 2020 - present
    DirectorAutonomic Program, Department of Neurology
  10. 2019 - 2021
    Vice ChairAutonomic Disorders Examination and Certification, Education Committee, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties
  11. 2019 - 2021
    Vice ChairHistory of Neurology Section, American Academy of Neurology
  12. 2019 - 2021
    Vice ChairAmerican Academy of Neurology
  13. 2019 - present
    ChairMayo School of Graduate Medical Education Neurology Residency Curriculum Committee
  14. 2018 - present
    MemberUnited Council for Neurologic Subspecialties
  15. 2018 - present
    MemberNeurology Residency Wellness Committee
  16. 2017 - present
    MemberNeurology Residency Education Committee, Department of Neurology
  17. 2016 - present
    Course DirectorMayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  18. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo School of Graduate Medical Education Neurology Residency Curriculum Committee
  19. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Department of Neurology Research Committee
  20. 2014 - present
    MemberMovement Disorder Society
  21. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Autonomic Society
  22. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Neurological Association
  23. 2012 - 2013
    MemberMayo Clinic Department of Neurology Residency Education Committee
  24. 2011 - 2014
    MemberGradate Education Committee, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  25. 2011 - 2012
    Class RepresentativeMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  26. 2011 - 2012
    Class Quality Improvement Project Co-leaderMayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  27. 2010 - 2011
    MemberMayo Fellows Association Wellness Executive Committee
  28. 2010 - 2013
    MemberNeurology Curriculum Committee, Department of Neurology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  29. 2010 - 2011
    Class RepresentativeMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  30. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  31. 2009 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  32. 2009 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Association
  33. 2007 - 2010
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  34. 2004 - 2016
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

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