Prakash Jayabalan, MD, PhD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Prakash Jayabalan

Prakash Jayabalan, MD, PhD

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Conditions Treated / Services

  • Sports Medicine

Education, Residency and Internship

Education

1998-2004
King's College London, MD
2000-2001
King's College London, BSc, Physiology
2007-2011
University of Missouri, PhD, Pathobiology

Internship

2011-2012
SSM St. Mary's Hospital, St. Louis, MO, Internal Medicine

Residency

2012-2015
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Fellowship

2015-2016
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Sports Medicine

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • 2016-Present - Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • 2015-Present - North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • 2014-Present - American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
  • 2014-Present - Spine Intervention Society
  • 2013-Present - American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • 2012-Present - Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) 
  • 2010-Present - American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)

Honors & Awards

  • 2016-2019: K-12 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grant to Investigate Walking Exercise Regimens for Knee Osteoarthritis
  • 2016 Richard F. Materson New Investigator Award, Foundation for PM&R
  • 2016 USBJI Young Investigators Grant, American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
  • 2016 US Bone and Joint Initiative Grant Writing and Development Workshop Selected Trainee
  • 2015 Mclean National Outstanding Resident Award, Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)
  • 2015 Best Musculoskeletal Research Poster Presentations, AAPM&R Annual Meeting
  • 2015 Best Paper Award, Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) Annual Meeting
  • 2014 Justus Lehmann Research Award, Foundation for PM&R
  • 2014 Best Neurorehabilitation Research Podium Presentation, AAPM&R Annual Meeting
  • 2013 Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program (RMSTP) pre-applicant phase (AAP)
  • 2013 Electrode Store Best Resident Paper Award, AAP Annual Meeting
  • 2003 British Medical and Dental Students Trust Award, UK

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