James H. Bower, M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Chorea
  2. Dystonia
  3. Essential tremor
  4. Movement disorder
  5. Multiple system atrophy
  6. Parkinson's disease
  7. Progressive supranuclear palsy
  1. Botox injection
  2. Electromyography
  • Parkinson disease
  • Essential tremor
  • Botulinum toxin injections for movement disorders
  • Movement disorder clinic
  • Movement disorder EMGs

Research interests:

  • Epidemiology of parkinsonism
  • Clinical trials in progressive supranuclear palsy
  • Global health research
  1. 2007
    Diploma - Diploma in Tropical Medicine and HygieneLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  2. 2007
    MSc - MSc in Tropical Medicine and International HealthLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  3. 1996
    Fellow - Movement DisordersMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1995
    Resident - NeurologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1989
    Internship - Internal MedicineUnited States Naval Hospital, Porstmouth, VA
  6. 1988
    MDNew York University School of Medicine
  7. 1984
    BA - Chemistry
    PhilosophyDuke University

Certifications

  1. 1996
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Top Educator, Dept of Internal Medicine Mayo ClinicDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2011
    Distinguished Alumni AwardSewickley Academy
  3. 2006
    Honorary Associate ProfessorDepartment of Neurology, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University (Haile Selassie)
  4. 1992
    Navy Letter of CommendationNaval Medical Research Institute
  5. 1989
    Navy Achievement MedalUnited States Navy
  6. 1988
    Alex Rosen AwardNew York University School of Medicine
  7. 1984
    Magna Cum LaudeDuke University
  8. 1984
    Phi Lambda Upsilon, Chemistry Honor Society,Duke University
  9. 1980
    Cum Laude SocietySewickley Academy

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Neurology
  2. 2016
    ChairTask Force on International Outreach, American Academy of Neurology
  3. 2016 - present
    Medical DirectorMayo Clinic Abroad
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberBruce S. Schoenberg Award Subcommittee, Selection Committee, American Academy of Neurology
  5. 2014 - 2016
    Vice ChairSection of Global Health, American Academy of Neurology
  6. 2014
    Grant ReviewerVeterans Administration
  7. 2013
    MemberWorld Health Organization
  8. 2013 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, World Federation of Neurology
  9. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Neurological Association
  10. 2010 - 2014
    CouncilorSection of Global Health, American Academy of Neurology
  11. 2010 - present
    MemberTask Force on Epidemiology, Movement Disorder Society
  12. 2008 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Neurology
  13. 2006 - 2008
    MemberWorld Federation of Neurology
  14. 2006 - present
    MemberSelection Committee, Mayo Clinic International Health Program, Mayo Clinic Committees
  15. 2003 - present
    Associate Chair for Clinical PracticeClinical Practice, Department of Neurology
  16. 2002
    MemberMayo Outreach Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  17. 2002 - present
    MemberTask Force on Epidemiology, Movement Disorder Society
  18. 2001
    MemberMayo Management of Online Appointment Task Force, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  19. 2000 - 2003
    ChairDivision of Regional Neurology, Department of Neurology
  20. 2000 - 2003
    Assistant Clinical Practice ChairClinical Practice, Department of Neurology
  21. 1995 - present
    MemberMovement Disorder Society
  22. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  23. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
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Publications

Research activities

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