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

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

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