Alyx B. Porter, M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Alyx B. Porter, M.D., is a neurologist with subspecialty certification in neuro-oncology. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Benign tumors of the brain and spinal cord
  • Malignant tumors of the brain and spinal cord
  • Brain metastases
  • Neurological complications of systemic cancer and cancer treatment

Her research interests include improving the quality of life for patients with glioblastoma as well as furthering the understanding of gliomagenesis and patterns of recurrence.

Dr. Porter is part of the faculty for the Communication in Healthcare course for other physicians and is the director of the Cultural Humility Course for Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Arizona.

  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Malignancies of the central and peripheral nervous systems
  • Neurologic complications from systemic malignancies and their treatment
  1. 2008
    Fellow - Neuro-OncologyNeurology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  2. 2007
    Residency - NeurologyNeurology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  3. 2004
    Internship - Internal MedicinePreliminary Internal Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Continuing Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2003
    MDTemple University School of Medicine
  5. 1999
    BA - English, Minor in BiochemistrySpelman College

Certificaciones

  1. 2009
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2020
    Healthcare Hero Philanthropic ChampionPhoenix Business Journal
  2. 2020
    Stanley Gore Lectureship in Neuro-OncologyNorthShore University Health System
  3. 2020
    2020 Women in NeuroOncology Mid-Career Exemplary Physician AwardSociety for Neuro-Oncology
  4. 2020
    2020 Anne B. Young Diversity Scholar AwardMassachusetts General Hospital
  5. 2020
    2020 Top Provider Recognition AwardOffice of Mayo Clinic Experience, Mayo Clinic Arizona
  6. 2020
    2020 Dean's Recognition Award for Diversity and InclusionMayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  7. 2018
    Phoenix Rising Outstanding Alumnae AwardSpelman College
  8. 2018
    Health Careers Program Distinguished Alumnae AwardSpelman College
  9. 2018
    Diversity Leadership ProgramAmerican Academy of Neurology
  10. 2017
    Alyx B. Porter Umphrey MD Scholarships 2017Spelman College
  11. 2013
    Physician RepresentativeService Excellence Day, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  12. 2011
    Excellence in Clinical Investigation AwardCancer Clinical Research Unit, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  13. 2007
    Henry W. Woltman AwardDepartment of Neurology, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  14. 2007
    Palatucci Advocacy and Leadership ProgramAmerican Academy of Neurology
  15. 2006
    Mayo International Health Program ScholarshipMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  16. 2006
    Minority Scholars AwardAmerican Neurological Association
  17. 2003
    Matthew T. Moore Prize in NeurologyTemple University School of Medicine
  18. 2001
    Community Service AwardTemple University School of Medicine

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2021 - present
    Board MemberAmerican Brain Foundation
  2. 2021 - present
    MemberExecutive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  3. 2021 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  4. 2021 - present
    ChairOutpatient Practice Subcommittee - Arizona, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  5. 2021 - present
    MemberOutpatient Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee, Executive Operations Team
  6. 2021 - present
    Vice ChairClinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  7. 2019 - 2021
    Appointed MemberPipeline Subcommittee, American Academy of Neurology
  8. 2018 - present
    Co-ChairCentral Nervous System Disease Group, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  9. 2018 - present
    ConsultantHealth Glioblastoma Studies, Syneos Health
  10. 2018 - present
    Elected FellowAmerican Academy of Neurology
  11. 2018 - present
    Founder and Co-ChairWomen in Neuro-Oncology, Society for Neuro-Oncology
  12. 2018 - present
    Vice ChairDiversity Subcommittee, Personnel Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  13. 2018 - present
    Vice ChairDiversity Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  14. 2018 - 2020
    MemberData Safety Monitoring Board, Syneos Health
  15. 2017 - present
    MemberDiversity Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  16. 2017 - 2020
    MemberProfessionalism Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  17. 2017
    ReviewerNeuro-Oncology Abstracts, 2018 Annual Meeting, American Academy of Neurology
  18. 2017 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Neurology
  19. 2017 - present
    MemberPatient Engagement Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  20. 2017 - present
    MentorWilliam Worrall Mayo Scholar, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  21. 2017 - present
    DirectorUndergraduate Pipeline Program (UPS), Mayo Medical School - Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  22. 2013 - present
    Associate MemberNeuro-Oncology Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  23. 2010 - 2012
    Committee MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  24. 2010 - present
    MemberDiversity Subcommittee, Personnel Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  25. 2008 - 2017
    Inaugural Division ChiefDivision of Neurooncology, Department of Neurology
  26. 2008 - 2017
    DirectorCNS Tumor Board, Division of Neurooncology, Department of Neurology
  27. 2008 - 2017
    ChairNeuro Onc DWG, Division of Neurooncology, Department of Neurology
  28. 2008 - 2012
    MemberNeuroscience Discipline Oriented Group (DOG), Department of Neurology
  29. 2008 - 2011
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurology
  30. 2008
    CreatorDivision of Neurooncology, Department of Neurology
  31. 2008 - present
    ChairNeuro-Oncology Discipline Oriented Group (DOG), Department of Neurology
  32. 2008 - present
    MemberArizona Chapter, National Medical Association
  33. 2007 - present
    Advisory Board MemberAAN.com, American Academy of Neurology
  34. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  35. 2006 - 2008
    Junior MemberNational Medical Association
  36. 2006 - present
    Junior MemberSociety for Neuro-Oncology
  37. 2005 - 2007
    Resident RepresentativeCurriculum Committee, Department of Neurology
  38. 2005 - 2006
    Neurology RepresentativeMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  39. 2004 - present
    Junior MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  40. 2003 - present
    MemberMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  41. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

Publicaciones

Actividades de investigación

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