Karen L. Newcomer, M.D.

  • Proprioception in low back pain
  • Eccentric strengthening in lateral epicondylitis
  • Outcomes in low back pain
  • Exercise compliance with therapy
  1. 1996
    Fellow - Sports Medicine RehabilitationMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1995
    Resident - Physical Medicine and RehabilitationMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1992
    Post-Grad - Internal Medicine preliminary yearMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1991
    MDUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  5. 1987
    BA - BiologyLuther College

Awards and Honors

  1. 2008
    Certificate of Distinguished Service as Program DirectorMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  2. 1999
    Athena Neurosciences Award (for best paper, young faculty division)Association of Academic Physiatrists
  3. 1995
    Physiatrists ScholarshipResearch Enrichment Program
  4. 1987
    Graduated Magna Cum LaudeLuther College
  5. 1987
    Graduate ScholarshipIntercollegiate Tennis Conferences of America
  6. 1961
    Valedictorian ScholarshipCollege of Eastern Utah

Professional Memberships

  1. 2008 - present
    MemberClinical Experiences Theme Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2008 - 2009
    MemberContinuous Improvement Group, Spine Center
  3. 2008
    MemberMusculoskeletal Education for Medical Students Task Force, Association of Academic Physiatrists
  4. 2003 - 2005
    JudgeAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  5. 2003 - 2005
    MemberResearch Advisory and Advocacy Committee, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  6. 2002 - 2003
    Senior Faculty CoordinatorInternational Academic Exchange with the European League Against Rheumatism, American College of Rheumatology
  7. 2002 - 2008
    MemberOrgan Curriculum Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  8. 1999 - 2000
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Research Activities

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