Allen J. Aksamit, Jr., M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Infectious disease
  2. Neurosarcoidosis
  3. Prion disorders
  4. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
  • Neuro-infectious disease
  • Prion disorders
  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • PML
  1. 1986
    Fellow - Neurovirology FellowNational Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  2. 1983
    Resident - NeurologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1980
    Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1979
    MDLoyola University & Stritch School of Medicine
  5. 1976
    BA - Biological SciencesSouthern Illinois University, Carbondale

Certifications

  1. 1987
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Best poster award in category of • Philosophy / Theology / BioethicsCatholic Medical Association meeting (virtual)
  2. 2019
    National Rubino Award for Excellence in Clinical Neurology TeachingAmerican Academy of Neurology
  3. 2016
    Teacher of the Year - NeurologyMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 2015
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished Educator AwardMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2014
    Teacher of the Year - NeurologyMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  6. 2010
    Teacher of the Year - NeurologyMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  7. 2009
    National Honor Roll of TeachersAmerican Academy of Neurology
  8. 2009
    National Teacher RecognitionAmerican Academy of Neurology
  9. 2008
    Teacher of the Year - NeurologyMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  10. 2008
    Outstanding Teacher in Physical DiagnosisInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  11. 2006
    Teacher of the Year - NeurologyMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  12. 2005
    Outstanding Teacher in Physical DiagnosisInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  13. 2002
    Faculty Service AwardMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  14. 2000
    Educational Activities Award (CPC Coordinator 1987-1999)Mayo Clinic
  15. 2000
    Mayo Neurology Education Activities (for CPC direction)Mayo Clinic
  16. 1987
    Mayo Clinician Scholar AwardMayo Clinic
  17. 1983
    Henry Woltman Award for Achievement in NeurologyMayo Clinic
  18. 1979
    Alpha Omega AlphaStritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago
  19. 1976
    BA Degree Awarded in three years with Highest University HonorsSouthern Illinois University
  20. 1976
    Phi Kappa PhiSouthern Illinois University
  21. 1976
    President's ScholarSouthern Illinois University

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    Honorary Membership and Awards CommitteeAmerican Neurological Association
  2. 2019 - present
    Member Application Review SubcommitteeAmerican Academy of Neurology
  3. 2011 - 2016
    Education CommitteeAmerican Academy of Neurology
  4. 2008
    Abstract ReviewerNeurologic Infections Meeting, American Academy of Neurology
  5. 2007 - 2011
    Executive Committee MemberCommittee on Sections, American Academy of Neurology
  6. 2007 - 2009
    Founding MemberCommittee on Sections, American Academy of Neurology
  7. 2007
    MemberContinuing Medical Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  8. 2006 - 2009
    ChairSection of Neuro-Infectious Diseases, American Academy of Neurology
  9. 2006 - 2009
    MemberCommittee on Sections, American Academy of Neurology
  10. 2005 - 2006
    Chair-ElectSection of Neuro-Infectious Diseases, American Academy of Neurology
  11. 2003
    Abstract ReviewerNeurologic Infections Meeting, American Academy of Neurology
  12. 2002 - 2003
    Founding ChairSection of Neuro-Infectious Diseases, American Academy of Neurology
  13. 2002 - 2003
    MemberCommittee on Sections, American Academy of Neurology
  14. 2002 - present
    MemberSection of Neuro-Infectious Diseases, American Academy of Neurology
  15. 2000 - 2015
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Neurology
  16. 1999 - 2019
    MemberSection Heads Committee, Department of Neurology
  17. 1999 - 2006
    Conference CoordinatorDepartment of Neurology
  18. 1999 - 2005
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Neurology
  19. 1998 - 2004
    MemberCurriculum Committee, Department of Neurology
  20. 1998 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurology
  21. 1998 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Neurovirology
  22. 1997 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Neurology
  23. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican Neurological Association
  24. 1996 - 1998
    MemberAdvisory Committee, General Clinical Research Center
  25. 1996 - 1997
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Neurology
  26. 1996 - 1997
    MemberNeuroscience Thesis Supervisory Committee (Paul Yaworsky), Department of Neurology
  27. 1995 - 1999
    MemberHospital Practice Committee, Department of Neurology
  28. 1995 - present
    ExaminerAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  29. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  30. 1994 - 1995
    PresidentCentral Society for Neurological Research
  31. 1992
    MemberBiosafety Task Force for Implementation of a BL3 Laboratory, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  32. 1990 - 2014
    MemberSociety for Neuroscience
  33. 1990 - 1993
    Secretary/TreasurerCentral Society for Neurological Research
  34. 1990 - 1993
    Counselor-At-LargeAmerican Society for Neurologic Investigation
  35. 1990
    MemberKendall-Balfour Awards Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  36. 1990
    MemberAppointment System Implementation Committee, Department of Neurology
  37. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Neuropathologists
  38. 1989 - 2014
    MemberAmerican Society for Virology
  39. 1989 - 1998
    ChairResearch Award Committee, Department of Neurology
  40. 1989 - 1998
    MemberResearch Award Committee, Department of Neurology
  41. 1988 - 1999
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Neurology
  42. 1987 - 2014
    MemberCentral Society for Neurological Research
  43. 1987 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  44. 1986 - 1993
    MemberAmerican Society for Neurologic Investigation
  45. 1985 - 2014
    MemberAmerican Society for Microbiology
  46. 1980 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.