Carmen M. Terzic, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Physiatrist
  2. Chair, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Minnesota

Departamentos

Grupos especializados

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Idiomas

English

Dr. Terzic earned her medical degree from the University Centro Occidental Lisandro Alvarado in Barquisimeto, Venezuela in 1987 and her Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the Mayo Graduate School, Rochester MN in 1996. She completed Residency (Clinician Investigator) in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, at Mayo Clinic in 2003. Dr. Terzic is a Consultant in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester with a joint appointment in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and is a Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She was the Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, at Mayo Clinic, Rochester from 2011 until 2020 and currently is the Medical Director of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic.

As a clinician, Dr. Terzic specializes in cardiovascular rehabilitation and neuromuscular rehabilitation. Her research work has been focused in the area of regenerative medicine, stem cells biology and cellular differentiation, specifically in cardiac regeneration and cardiac rehabilitation. Dr. Terzic has reported research findings in over 90 manuscripts and textbook chapters. Her work has been published in leading journals, such as Science, Nature Cell Biology, Science Translational Medicine, as well as in specialized journals, including Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, Circulation, Circulation Research, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Genome Biology and Stem Cells.

Dr. Terzic is an editorial board member of several prominent journals including American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Avances Cardiologicos, and Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. She has received many awards and honors including the National Association of Academic Physiatrists Distinguished Academician Award.

She is active on a number of national and international specialty societies and is recognized globally for her research and contributions to the clinical guidelines and practice in the area of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation. Dr. Terzic has served on the Board of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (2009-2010) and contributed to the current 2020 Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs. She is member of the Advisory Board of the Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training program (RMSTP), ad a CO-Pi of the Alliance for regenerative Rehabilitation Research and Training (AR3T), an NIH-funded resource center supporting research collaborations and educational opportunities in the area of regenerative rehabilitation medicine.

  1. Back pain
  2. Cervical spondylosis
  3. Degenerative disk disease
  4. Functional limitations
  5. Herniated disk
  6. Lumbar spondylosis
  7. Muscular dystrophy
  8. Neck pain
  9. Sciatica
  10. Spinal pain
  1. Cardiac rehabilitation
  2. Musculoskeletal exam
  3. Physical examination
  4. Rehabilitation therapy
  • Sports medicine
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Regenerative medicine and stem cell-based cardiac repair
  • Nuclear transport
  • Intracellular calcium homeostasis
  • Neuromuscular diseases: muscular dystrophies
  • Improving Prosthetic Function
  • Defects in Huntington's Disease
Rochester

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2003
    Clinician InvestigatorDepartment of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2003
    Clinician InvestigatorCardiovascular Research Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2003
    ResidentDepartment of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1999
    InternshipDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1998
    Post-doctoral FellowshipCardiovascular Research Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 1996
    PhDPharmacology, Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  7. 1996
    PhD - PharmacologyMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 1996
    Graduate FellowshipInter-American Bank of Development and Venezuelan National Council of Research, Science and Technology
  9. 1994
    MSci - Physiology and BiophysicsVenezuelan National Institute for Research
  10. 1990
    ResidentUniversity Hospital, Barquisimeto, Venezuela
  11. 1987
    MDUniversity Centro Occidental Lisandro Alvarado

Certificaciones

  1. 2005
    Physical Medicine & RehabilitationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2020
    Excellence in QualityMayo Clinic
  2. 2017
    Individual Mayo Clinic Diversity Champion AwardMayo Clinic Rochester, Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  3. 2012
    Sports Hall of FameSports Hall of Fame
  4. 2011
    Honorary Professorship - AscardioCardiovascular Institute (Ascardio)
  5. 2011
    AAP Distinguished Academician AwardAssociation of Academic Physiatrists
  6. 2008
    Traveling Fellow of the Japanese Association of Rehabilitation MedicineJapanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine
  7. 2008
    Traveling Fellow of the Japanese Assocation of Rehabilitation MedicineJapanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine
  8. 2003
    Swiss Pfizer Price in Cardiovascular Research for the research work entitled "Calreticulin confers a key role for calcium in cardiac myofibrillogenesis"Pfizer
  9. 2002
    Outstanding Senior Research Presentation AwardDepartment of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  10. 2002
    Earl Elkins Award for outstanding Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation ResidentMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  11. 1996
    Creation of the Carmen Militza Perez National Award for excellence in academic and sports accomplishments, in honor of Carmen M. Perez-TerzicVenezuelan Ministry of Education
  12. 1994
    Mayo Graduate School ScholarshipMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  13. 1994
    Young Investigator AwardMinistry of Science, Government of the Republic of Venezuela
  14. 1994
    Antonio Jose de Sucre Award for academic excellenceMinistry of Education, Government of the Republic of Venezuela
  15. 1993
    Maria Torrealba AwardCity of Barquisimeto Mayor's Award, Barquisimeto, Venezuela
  16. 1992
    National Jose Felix Ribas AwardMinistry of Family and Education, Government of the Republic of Venezuela
  17. 1992
    Graduate Studies ScholarshipVenezuelan Council for Science and Technology
  18. 1987
    Chancellor's recognition as the top graduate of the 1987 medical school classLisandro Alvarado Mid-Western University, Barquisimeto, Venezuela
  19. 1979
    Recognition as the top graduate of the 1979 classHigh School Board of Governors, Barquisimeto, Venezuela
  20. 1976
    Recognition for outstanding achievements during high school education (Mario Briceno Iragorry High School)Rotary Club, Barquisimeto, Venezuela

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2020
    Symposium ChairFundacion Crece con Exito
  2. 2020 - present
    Co-DirectorMayo Clinic Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center
  3. 2020
    Session ChairEuropean Congress of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
  4. 2020
    Session ChairAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  5. 2019
    Session ChairInternational Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
  6. 2019
    Co-course DirectorMayo Clinic
  7. 2019 - present
    Expert ConsultantAsk Mayo Expert Work Group, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  8. 2018 - present
    MemberResearch Finance Subcommittee, Mayo Foundation
  9. 2017 - present
    Special Interest Scientific Committee, Cardiac RehabilitationEuropean Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
  10. 2016
    Session ChairAmerican Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  11. 2016 - 2022
    Panel MemberClinical Performance Measures, Physicians Consortium for Performance Improvement
  12. 2016 - present
    Quality LiaisonAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  13. 2015
    Rehabilitation Medicine Update at San Juan, Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development
  14. 2015 - 2019
    MemberPersonnel Committee
  15. 2015
    Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development
  16. 2014
    Session ChairAmerican Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  17. 2014
    Session ChairSouth American Congress of Cardiology
  18. 2014
    Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development
  19. 2014
    Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development
  20. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  21. 2013
    Session Co-ChairAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  22. 2013
    Session ChairInternational Society for Applied Biological Sciences
  23. 2013
    Session Co-ChairAscardio
  24. 2012
    Session Chair/ModeratorCorrientes Society of Cardiology
  25. 2012
    Session Co-ChairAscardio
  26. 2011 - 2020
    Department ChairDepartment of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  27. 2010 - present
    Co-ChairpersonMembership Committee, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  28. 2010 - present
    MemberDiversity Committee, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  29. 2009 - present
    Board MemberAmerican Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  30. 2008 - present
    Associate Program DirectorCardiovascular Health Clinic, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  31. 2007 - present
    Clinical InvestigatorMayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  32. 2007 - present
    MemberMayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  33. 2007 - present
    MemberClinician Investigator Training Program Committee
  34. 2006 - 2008
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  35. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  36. 2004 - 2013
    MemberAmerican Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  37. 2004 - 2006
    Genomics LiaisonDepartment of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  38. 2004 - 2006
    Representative to Dept. Working GroupAction on Obesity, Mayo Clinic Committees
  39. 2004 - 2006
    Co-DirectorAction on Obesity, Mayo Clinic Committees
  40. 2004 - 2006
    MemberNutrition and Exercise Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  41. 2004 - present
    MemberAssociation of Academic Physiatrists
  42. 2000 - present
    DiplomateAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  43. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  44. 1998 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  45. 1987 - present
    MemberMedical Association of the Lara State
  46. 1987 - present
    MemberVenezuelan Medical Association