Kathleen D. Kennelly, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Kathleen Kennelly, M.D., Ph.D., is a neurologist at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. She treats conditions such as congenital myopathy, motor neuron disease, myasthenia gravis and peripheral neuropathy, and has strong clinical interests in neuromuscular disease, myopathy and electromyography.

Dr. Kennelly received her medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. She completed neurology residency at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center and subsequently completed a fellowship in neuromuscular diseases and EMG at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

In 2010, Dr. Kennelly received the Neurology Education Chairman's award and in 2018 received the Distinguished Clinician Award from Mayo Clinic. Dr. Kennelly has served as treasurer on the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and as a committee member on the Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties Graduate Education Committee and Education Committee.

  • Neuromuscular disease (especially myasthenia gravis)
  • Myopathy
  • Motor neuron disease
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Electromyography
  1. 1992
    Fellow - Neuromuscular Diseases and EMGDepartment of Neurology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  2. 1991
    Fellow - AIDS Dementia FellowshipAIDS Neurological Center, Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  3. 1990
    Resident - Department of NeurologyUniversity of Virginia
  4. 1987
    Internship - Department of MedicineUniversity of Virginia
  5. 1986
    MDUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  6. 1983
    PhD - AnatomyUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  7. 1976
    BSUniversity of Florida
  8. 1974
    AAUniversity of Florida

Certifications

  1. 1997
    Clinical NeurophysiologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 1992
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Distinguished Clinician AwardMayo Clinic in Florida
  2. 2018
    Partner in MG CareMyasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
  3. 2011
    AB Baker award for excellence in neurologic educationAmerican Academy of Neurology
  4. 2010
    Neurology Education Chairman's awardMayo Clinic in Florida
  5. 2003
    Best DoctorsBest Doctors in America

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - 2021
    TreasurerAmerican Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  2. 2018 - 2021
    MemberRecertification Exam Committee, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  3. 2016
    ChairAmerican Academy of Neurology
  4. 2015
    PresidentOfficers & Councilors of Staff, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  5. 2014
    Committee MemberInternal Review Board for Minimal Invasive GYN Fellowship, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees, Mayo Clinic in Florida
  6. 2014 - present
    Committee MemberInternal Medicine and Medical Specialties Graduate Education Committee, Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  7. 2014
    President-ElectOfficers & Councilors of Staff, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  8. 2014 - present
    ChairClinical Competency Committee, Department of Neurology
  9. 2014 - present
    Vice ChairNeurology Resident Recruitment Committee, Department of Neurology
  10. 2014 - present
    Associate Program DirectorNeurology Residency Program, Department of Neurology
  11. 2013
    ChairAmerican Academy of Neurology
  12. 2013
    Past SecretaryOfficers & Councilors of Staff, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  13. 2012 - 2013
    SecretaryOfficers & Councilors of Staff, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  14. 2011
    Committee MemberInternal Review for Behavioral Neurology, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees, Mayo Clinic in Florida
  15. 2011 - 2012
    MemberPersonnel Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  16. 2011 - 2012
    Secretary-electOfficers & Councilors of Staff, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  17. 2007 - 2009
    MemberExamination Committee, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  18. 2007 - 2010
    Board MemberAmerican Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  19. 2007 - present
    MemberLibrary Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  20. 2006 - 2008
    MemberRegional Strategies Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  21. 2006 - 2007
    Program Committee RepresentativeAmerican Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  22. 2003 - 2006
    Course ChairAmerican Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  23. 2003 - 2006
    Advisory Group MemberAmerican Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  24. 2002 - present
    MemberAdult Neurology Recertification Examination Committee, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  25. 2000 - 2005
    MemberScheduling Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  26. 1999 - 2006
    MemberCourse Committee, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  27. 1999 - 2002
    MemberPersonnel Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  28. 1998 - 2002
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  29. 1998 - 2002
    MemberRevenue Systems Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  30. 1997 - present
    MemberMedical Advisory Board, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
  31. 1996 - 2004
    DirectorNeurophysiology Laboratory, Department of Neurology
  32. 1995 - 2002
    MemberClinical Neurophysiology Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  33. 1995 - 1999
    MemberMembership Committee, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  34. 1994 - present
    MemberNeurology Resident Recruitment Committee, Department of Neurology
  35. 1993 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurology
  36. 1992 - 2011
    MemberExamination Team, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  37. 1992 - present
    DiplomateDiplomate, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  38. 1988 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  39. 1984 - 1986
    MemberTinsley Harrison Medical Student Society
  40. 1984 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  41. 1982 - 2000
    MemberSociety for Neuroscience
  42.  
    LiaisonGraduate Medical Education Committee, Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  43.  
    Active MemberAmerican Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine

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