M. Molly McMahon, M.D.

  1. Endocrinologist
  2. Internist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

M. Molly McMahon, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and a consultant in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Nutrition at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She completed her fellowship in Endocrinology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and special training in hospital nutrition at the New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston, MA, as a Mayo Foundation Scholar. Dr. McMahon has a special interest and expertise in the management of hospitalized patients receiving parenteral and enteral nutrition. She is President of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Rhoads Research Foundation and Past President of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. She is a co-founder and co-director of the Mayo Clinic CME Nutrition course. She is a former president of the Mayo Clinic physician and scientist staff.

  1. Diabetes
  2. Malnutrition
  3. Obesity
  • Nutrition Support of Hospitalized Patients
  • Diabetes Management of Hospitalized Patients
  • Nutrition and Wellness
  • Parenteral Nutrition for Hospitalized Patients
  • Tube Feeding for Hospitalized Patients
  1. 1988
    Fellow - Hospital Nutrition Fellowship as Mayo Foundation ScholarNew England Deaconess Hospital
  2. 1987
    Fellow - Marbrook Foundation Nutrition FellowshipMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  3. 1987
    Fellow - EndocrinologyMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 1984
    Resident - Internal MedicineMedical College of Wisconsin
  5. 1981
    MDUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine
  6. 1977
    BA - French and Russian (with honors)Cornell

Certifications

  1. 1987
    Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1985
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Distinguished Nutrition Support Physician Service AwardA.S.P.E.N.
  2. 2019
    FellowASPEN
  3. 2013
    A.S.P.E.N. Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction Award (Medical Director of Team)American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Award
  4. 2011
    Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine Laureate AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  5. 2008
    Teaching Excellence Award: Internal Medicine Educator (2008, 2010, 2015 - 2017, 2019)Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  6. 2006
    Excellence through TeamworkEmployee Recognition Program, Department of Human Resources
  7. 2006
    Medical Innovation Development and Advancement System AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  8. 2004
    Medical Innovation Development and Advancement System AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  9. 2003
    Clinical Practice Committee Clinical Practice Innovation AwardMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  10. 2002
    Medical Innovation Development and Advancement System AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  11. 2000
    Joseph P. Goldberger Award in Clinical NutritionAmerican Medical Association
  12. 1987
    Randall G. Sprague Outstanding Achievement Endocrinology Trainee AwardResidency Awards, Department of Internal Medicine
  13. 1987
    Mayo Foundation ScholarDivision of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  14. 1984
    House-Staff Teacher of Year AwardMedical College of Wisconsin
  15. 1984
    Alpha Omega AlphaMedical College of Wisconsin
  16. 1983
    Upjohn Award: Internal Medicine Resident of YearMedical College of Wisconsin

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    MemberDiversity Committee
  2. 2021 - 2022
    Expert Panel MemberAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Technical Expert Panel on Malnutrition
  3. 2020 - present
    PresidentASPEN Rhoads Research Foundation
  4. 2020 - present
    Board of DirectorsAmerican Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  5. 2019 - present
    Board MemberASPEN Rhoads Research Foundation
  6. 2018 - 2019
    Past PresidentMayo Clinic Officers & Councilors of the Voting Staff
  7. 2018 - 2019
    Past PresidentAmerican Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  8. 2018 - 2019
    Past PresidentOfficers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  9. 2017 - 2018
    MemberPersonnel Coordinating Committee
  10. 2017
    Ex-OfficioMayo Clinic Rochester Executive Operations Team
  11. 2017 - 2018
    PresidentAmerican Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  12. 2017 - 2018
    PresidentMayo Clinic Officers & Councilors of the Voting Staff
  13. 2016 - 2017
    President-ElectAmerican Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  14. 2015 - 2016
    Vice PresidentAmerican Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  15. 2014 - 2016
    Board of DirectorsAmerican Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  16. 2014 - present
    MemberNutrition Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  17. 2013
    Co-ChairMalnutrition Initiative
  18. 2013
    Co-DirectorNutrition Workshop for Endocrinologists, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  19. 2013 - present
    Co-ChairMalnutrition Initiative for Adult, Hospitalized Patients, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  20. 2013 - present
    Co-ChairEnterprise Standardization of Tube Feeding for Adult, Hospitalized Patients, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  21. 2012
    Co-DirectorNutrition Workshop for Endocrinologists, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  22. 2011 - 2012
    MemberMedical Education in Nutrition Task Force, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  23. 2011 - 2012
    MemberPost Graduate Medical Education in Nutrition Task Force, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  24. 2008 - 2018
    DirectorNutrition Programs, Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center
  25. 2007 - 2008
    MemberAbstract Review Committee, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  26. 2007 - 2014
    Co-ChairNutrition Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  27. 2007 - 2013
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  28. 2006 - 2008
    MemberMayo Clinical Ethics Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  29. 2005 - 2006
    ChairNutrition Committee, Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center
  30. 2005 - 2006
    MemberNutrition Committee, Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center
  31. 2005 - 2006
    MemberBuilding Construction Planning Team, Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center
  32. 2005 - present
    ChairNutrition Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  33. 2005 - present
    MemberNutrition Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  34. 2005 - present
    MemberHealth Promotion Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  35. 2004
    Co-ChairMayo Clinic Action on Obesity Nutrition and Activity Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  36. 2004
    MemberMayo Clinic Action on Obesity Nutrition and Activity Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  37. 2004
    MemberMayo Clinic Action on Obesity Strategic Planning Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  38. 2004
    MemberMayo Clinic Action on Obesity National Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  39. 2004
    MemberMultidisciplinary Clinical Advisory Board on Parenteral Nutrition, Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  40. 2003 - 2005
    MemberAllied Health Staff Positions Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  41. 2003
    Co-ChairPatient Service Work Group, Department of Internal Medicine
  42. 2003
    MemberPatient Service Work Group, Department of Internal Medicine
  43. 2003
    MemberMayo Clinic Wellness Center Planning Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  44. 2001 - 2002
    MemberTask Force on Standards for Nutrition Physicians, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  45. 2001 - 2002
    MemberTask Force on Standards for Nutrition Physicians, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  46. 2001
    Course Co-DirectorMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  47. 2001
    Co-DirectorMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  48. 2001
    MemberBehavioral Therapy Programs for Weight Loss in Adults Work Group, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  49. 2001 - present
    MemberHospital Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  50. 2001 - present
    Course Co-DirectorMayo Clinic Nutrition and Wellness in Health and Disease, Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  51. 2001 - present
    MemberNominating Committee, American Society for Clinical Nutrition
  52. 2000
    DeveloperClinical Nutrition, Activity, and Lifestyle Modification Program, Mayo Clinic Committees
  53. 2000
    MemberFoundation Marketing Resource Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  54. 2000
    MemberClinical Nutrition, Activity, and Lifestyle Modification Program, Mayo Clinic Committees
  55. 2000
    MemberMayo Alternate Site Care Services: Infusion Therapy Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Committees
  56. 1999 - 2002
    MemberMayo Clinic Marketing Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  57. 1999 - 2001
    MemberMayo Spirituality Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  58. 1999
    MemberJCAHO Medication Use/Nutrition Course Interview, Mayo Clinic Committees
  59. 1999 - present
    MemberComplementary Medicine Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  60. 1998 - 2000
    MemberEducation and Professional Development Committee, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  61. 1997 - 2001
    MemberAmerican Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists
  62. 1997 - 2000
    Board MemberMayo Regional Health System, Mayo Group Practices
  63. 1997 - 2000
    SecretaryWisconsin, Mayo Regional Health System, Mayo Group Practices
  64. 1997 - 2000
    Mayo RepresentativeBoard of Directors, Myrtle Werth Hospital, Inc.--Mayo Clinic Health System (Menomonie), West Central Wisconsin
  65. 1997 - 2000
    Mayo RepresentativeBoard of Directors, Luther Hospital (Eau Claire), West Central Wisconsin
  66. 1997 - 2000
    MemberMayo Alumni Advisory Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  67. 1997 - 1998
    ChairAdvisory Group for Use of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Support, Mayo Clinic Committees
  68. 1997 - 1998
    MemberAdvisory Group for Use of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Support, Mayo Clinic Committees
  69. 1997 - 1998
    SecretaryMayo Clinic Officers & Councilors of the Voting Staff
  70. 1997 - 1998
    SecretaryAmerican Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  71. 1996 - 2000
    MemberNCI R25 Cancer Education Grant, Intersociety Professional Nutrition Education Consortium
  72. 1996 - 2000
    MemberExecutive Committee, NCI R25 Cancer Education Grant, Intersociety Professional Nutrition Education Consortium
  73. 1996 - 1998
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  74. 1996 - 1998
    MemberOfficers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  75. 1996 - 1998
    MemberWomen's Advisory Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  76. 1996 - 1998
    MemberStandards Committee, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  77. 1996 - 1998
    SecretaryOfficers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  78. 1996 - 1998
    ChairWomen in Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  79. 1996 - 1998
    MemberWomen in Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  80. 1996
    MemberMentoring Program Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  81. 1996
    ChairStandards for Home Nutrition Support Task Force, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  82. 1996
    MemberPosition Paper Committee: Translating the 1994 Nutrition Recommendations for Health Care Facilities, American Diabetes Association
  83. 1996
    MemberStandards for Home Nutrition Support Task Force, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  84. 1996
    ChairWomen's Health Programs Task Force, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  85. 1996
    MemberWomen's Health Programs Task Force, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  86. 1996 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Healthy Wellness Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  87. 1995 - 1998
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  88. 1995 - 1997
    MemberPractice Outcome, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  89. 1995 - 1996
    MemberHealth-Related Sciences Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  90. 1995 - 1996
    MemberRochester Alumni Group, University of Wisconsin
  91. 1995 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  92. 1994 - 1997
    Medical DirectorDietetic Internship, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  93. 1993 - 1998
    MemberInternal Medicine & Medical Specialties, Graduate Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  94. 1993 - 1998
    ChairHospital Management Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  95. 1993 - 1998
    MemberHospital Management Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  96. 1992 - 1993
    MemberSubcommittee on Nutrition Training for Physicians, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  97. 1992
    MemberInpatient Diabetes Management Task Force, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  98. 1992
    MemberSymposium Planning Committee, Minnesota Chapter, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  99. 1992
    Bulletin EditorMinnesota Chapter, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  100. 1992 - present
    ChairPractice Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  101. 1992 - present
    MemberPractice Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  102. 1992 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  103. 1991 - present
    Co-course DirectorNutrition Course, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  104. 1990
    MemberPlanning Committee for 1991 Clinical Congress, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  105. 1990 - present
    DirectorClinical Nutrition, Activity, and Lifestyle Modification Program, Mayo Clinic Committees
  106. 1990 - present
    Medical DirectorClinical Dietetics, Mayo Clinic Committees
  107. 1990 - present
    MemberClinical Dietetics, Mayo Clinic Committees
  108. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  109. 1989
    Director-At-LargeMinnesota Chapter, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  110. 1989
    MemberMembership Committee, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  111. 1989 - present
    ChairHospital Nutrition Core Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  112. 1989 - present
    MemberHospital Nutrition Core Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  113. 1989 - present
    MemberHospital Nutrition Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  114. 1988 - 2002
    MemberClinical Endocrine Training Program Selection Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  115. 1988 - 1996
    MemberLipid Core Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  116. 1988 - 1992
    MemberInternal Medicine Residency Evaluation Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  117. 1988 - present
    ChairHospital Nutrition Group, Mayo Group Practices
  118. 1988 - present
    Medical SupervisorNutrition Support Service, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  119. 1988 - present
    ChairHospital Nutrition Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  120. 1988 - present
    MemberDiabetes Core Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  121. 1988 - present
    MemberNutrition Support Service, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  122. 1988 - present
    MemberHospital Nutrition Group, Mayo Group Practices
  123. 1987 - 1988
    MemberHospital Endocrinology Practice Task Force, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  124. 1987 - 1988
    ChairHospital Endocrinology Practice Task Force, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  125. 1987 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  126. 1984 - 2010
    MemberAbbott Nutrition Advisory Board, Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  127.  
    MemberFellows Education Interest Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  128.  
    MemberMayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  129.  
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  130.  
    MemberThe Endocrine Society
  131.  
    MemberNorth American Association for the Study of Obesity
  132.  
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

Publications

Research activities

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