John Noseworthy, M.D., is president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Mayo Clinic.
Prior to his appointment as CEO in 2009, Dr. Noseworthy served as chair of Mayo Clinic’s Department of Neurology, medical director of the Department of Development, and vice chair of the Mayo Clinic Rochester Executive Board.
Dr. Noseworthy specialized in multiple sclerosis and spent more than two decades designing and conducting controlled clinical trials. He is the author of more than 150 research papers, chapters, editorials and several books, including the three-volume textbook "Neurological Therapeutics: Principles and Practice," now in its second edition.
He has also served as editor-in-chief for Neurology, the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
- Officer, Order of the Orange-Nassau, 2015
- Research!America Award, Geoffrey Beene Builders of Science, 2016
- Member, Merck Board of Directors, 2017-present
- Health Governor, World Economic Forum, 2014-present