James H. Bower, M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • 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
  6. 1988
    MDNew York University School of Medicine
  7. 1984
    BA - Chemistry and PhilosophyDuke University

Certifications

  1. 1996
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    2020 P2P Friend of Ethiopia AwardPeople to People Inc. (P2P) and The Network of African Diaspora Healthcare Professionals
  2. 2019
    Mridha Spirit of Neurology AwardAmerican Academy of Neurology
  3. 2012
    Top Educator, Dept of Internal Medicine Mayo ClinicDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4. 2011
    Distinguished Alumni AwardSewickley Academy
  5. 2006
    Honorary Associate ProfessorDepartment of Neurology, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University (Haile Selassie)
  6. 1992
    Navy Letter of CommendationNaval Medical Research Institute
  7. 1989
    Navy Achievement MedalUnited States Navy
  8. 1988
    Alex Rosen AwardNew York University School of Medicine
  9. 1984
    Magna Cum LaudeDuke University
  10. 1984
    Phi Lambda Upsilon, Chemistry Honor Society,Duke University
  11. 1980
    Cum Laude SocietySewickley Academy

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberInternational Academic Affairs
  2. 2019 - 2020
    Neurology DCT LeadProject Gazelle, Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic International Health Program
  3. 2017 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Neurology
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberInternational Affairs Committee, American Academy of Neurology
  5. 2016
    ChairTask Force on International Outreach, American Academy of Neurology
  6. 2016 - 2021
    LeadEpic SME, Department of Neurology
  7. 2016 - present
    Medical DirectorMayo Clinic Global Health Program
  8. 2015 - present
    MemberBruce S. Schoenberg Award Subcommittee, Selection Committee, American Academy of Neurology
  9. 2014
    Grant ReviewerVeterans Administration
  10. 2014 - 2016
    Vice ChairSection of Global Health, American Academy of Neurology
  11. 2013
    MemberWorld Health Organization
  12. 2013 - 2015
    MemberEducation Committee, World Federation of Neurology
  13. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Neurological Association
  14. 2010 - 2018
    MemberTask Force on Africa, International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
  15. 2010 - 2014
    CouncilorSection of Global Health, American Academy of Neurology
  16. 2010 - present
    MemberSection of Global Health, American Academy of Neurology
  17. 2008 - 2018
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Neurology
  18. 2006 - present
    MemberSelection Committee, Mayo Clinic International Health Program, Mayo Clinic Committees
  19. 2006 - present
    MemberWorld Federation of Neurology
  20. 2003 - 2006
    Associate Chair for Clinical PracticeClinical Practice, Department of Neurology
  21. 2002 - present
    MemberTask Force on Epidemiology, International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
  22. 2002
    MemberMayo Outreach Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  23. 2001
    MemberMayo Management of Online Appointment Task Force, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  24. 2000 - 2003
    ChairDivision of Regional Neurology, Department of Neurology
  25. 2000 - 2003
    Assistant Clinical Practice ChairClinical Practice, Department of Neurology
  26. 1995 - present
    MemberInternational Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
  27. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  28. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.