James F. Meschia, M.D.

  1. Neurologist
  2. Chair, Neurology, Florida

Departments

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

James F. Meschia, M.D., is a neurologist with special interest in vascular neurology. His clinical focus includes:

  • Inherited cerebrovascular diseases, including single-gene disorders such as cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL), Fabry disease, and sickle cell disease
  • Stroke in the young
  • Asymptomatic and symptomatic carotid atherosclerotic disease
  • Moyamoya disease and moyamoya syndrome
  • Unruptured intracranial aneurysms
  • Central nervous system vasculitis

Dr. Meschia is one of the leaders of the largest clinical trials for preventing stroke in patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis. He also runs the Mayo Clinic Cerebrovascular Diseases Registry, which actively enrolls and studies patients and their family members with apparent familial cerebrovascular diseases.

  1. Cerebrovascular disease
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  1. 1997
    Fellow - Vascular NeurologyIndiana University School of Medicine
  2. 1996
    Resident - NeurologyWashington University School of Medicine
  3. 1993
    Internship - Internal MedicineUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  4. 1992
    MDThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  5. 1990
    Fellow - NeuroscienceThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  6. 1987
    BA - ChemistryColumbia University

Certifications

  1. 2006
    Vascular NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 1997
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    A. B. Baker Teacher Recognition AwardAmerican Academy of Neurology
  2. 2017
    Mayo Clinic Jacksonville Teacher Recognition AwardGraduate Medical Education
  3. 2013
    Mayo Clinic - Karolinska Institutet Collaborative Travel AwardMayo Clinic - Karolinska Institutet Collaborative Program
  4. 2013
    Certificate of AppreciationAmerican Academy of Neurology
  5. 2011
    Outstanding Service on the Stroke CDE Working GroupNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  6. 2011
    Best DoctorBest Doctors Database
  7. 2011
    Certificate of AppreciationAmerican Academy of Neurology
  8. 2010
    2010 Outstanding Course DirectorMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  9. 2009
    Resident Teacher of the YearDepartment of Neurology
  10. 2006
    Myron and Jane Hanley Career Development Award in Stroke ResearchMayo Clinic
  11. 2005
    FellowAmerican Academy of Neurology
  12. 2003
    Best Doctors in AmericaAwarding Organization
  13. 2002
    MemberAmerican Neurological Association
  14. 2001
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  15. 1999
    Robert and Clarice Smith Fellowship Foundation AwardAwarding Organization
  16. 1996
    Irwin Levy Prize for Undergraduate TeachingWashington University School of Medicine
  17. 1992
    Dr. Harold Lamport Biomedical Research PrizeThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  18. 1991
    Paul Ehrlich Medical Student Research AwardThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberDepartment of Internal Medicine
  2. 2013 - 2017
    MemberAcademic Appointment and Promotion Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  3. 2013 - 2014
    Committee MemberStroke Scientific Statement Oversight Committee, American Heart Association
  4. 2013
    ChairData and Safety Monitoring Board, Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials (NeuroNEXT), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  5. 2013
    Topic Chair65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Neurology
  6. 2013
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerRosetrees Trust
  7. 2013
    MemberPrevention Working Group, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  8. 2012
    Committee MemberScientific Program Subcommittee, 64th Annual American Academy of Neurology (AAN), American Academy of Neurology
  9. 2012
    Panel MemberNETT Special Emphasis Panel, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  10. 2012
    Topic Chair64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Neurology
  11. 2011 - present
    MemberScientific Program Advisory Committee, American Neurological Association
  12. 2010
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerAgency for Science, Technology and Research
  13. 2010 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Florida Research Operations Management Team, Executive Operations Team - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  14. 2009 - 2013
    MemberMichael S. Pessin Stroke Leadership Prize Subcommittee, American Academy of Neurology
  15. 2009
    Co-ChairAnnual Meeting, American Academy of Neurology
  16. 2009
    MemberInitial Meeting at AAN Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Stroke Common Data Element (CDE) Working Group, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  17. 2009
    ParticipantRepository Advisory Meeting, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  18. 2009
    MemberStroke Common Data Element (CDE) Working Group, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  19. 2009
    MemberSelection Committee for Editor-in-Chief of Stroke, American Heart Association
  20. 2009
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerThe ONLUS Fondazione Telethon
  21. 2008
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerGene-environment interaction in human atherosclerosis (P19577-B05), Austrian Science Fund
  22. 2008
    MemberWriting Group: Primary Prevention Guidelines, American Heart Association
  23. 2008 - present
    ReviewerScholarly Opportunity Award, Department of Development
  24. 2008 - present
    MemberVascular Neurology subspecialty examination, Test Assembly, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  25. 2007 - present
    Founding MemberInternational Stroke Genetics Consortium
  26. 2006
    MemberGenomics/Proteomics Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  27. 2006
    Co-Chair in GeneticsStroke Progress Review Group, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  28. 2006 - present
    MemberCommunity Relations Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  29. 2006 - present
    Abstract GraderAmerican Heart Association
  30. 2005 - 2007
    MemberInstitutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  31. 2005 - 2007
    Abstract GraderAmerican Academy of Neurology
  32. 2005 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Neurology
  33. 2004 - 2005
    SpeakerVascular Cognitive Impairment Harmonization Workshop, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  34. 2004
    Medical DirectorSt. Luke's Hospital Stroke Center
  35. 2004
    MemberRaymond Adams Neurogenetics Fellowship Grant Review Committee, American Academy of Neurology
  36. 2004
    MemberAmerican Neurological Association
  37. 2003
    MemberResearch Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  38. 2003
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerResearch into Ageing (UK)
  39. 2003
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerThe Wellcome Trust
  40. 2002 - 2004
    Co-ChairNeurology/Neurosurgery, Department of Neurology
  41. 2002
    Ad Hoc ReviewerResearch Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  42. 2002
    ExaminerAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  43. 2002
    MemberStroke Disparities Advisory Panel, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  44. 2002
    DiplomateAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  45. 2002
    MemberHuman Genetics Resource Center at the Coriell Institute, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  46. 2001
    ChairResearch Committee, Cerebrovascular Division, Department of Neurology
  47. 2001
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  48. 2001
    Honorary MemberMexican Stroke Association
  49. 2001
    MemberStroke Progress Review Group, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  50. 2000 - 2001
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurology
  51. 2000
    Ad Hoc ReviewerResearch Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  52. 2000
    Alumni Association, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  53. 2000
    Session Co-ChairAmerican Academy of Neurology
  54. 1999 - 2007
    MemberSmith Fellowship Selection Committee, Department of Neurology
  55. 1999
    MemberResidency Application Committee, Department of Neurology
  56. 1999 - present
    MemberHospital Practice Committee, Department of Neurology
  57. 1998 - 2000
    Member"Anticoagulants and Antithrombotic Agents in Acute Stroke" Guidelines Writing Committee, American Academy of Neurology / American Heart Association
  58. 1998
    MemberProposal for Cerebrovascular Fellowship, Writing Committee, Department of Neurology
  59. 1995 - present
    MemberJohns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association, The Johns Hopkins University Medical Center
  60. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  61.  
    MemberOffice of the Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  62.  
    MemberNeurology Genetics Interest Group, Department of Neurology
  63.  
    Scientific ReviewerChief Scientist Office's Biomedical and Therapeutic Research Committee, Scotland, UK
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