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  • #1-Ranked Rehabilitation Hospital in America by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1991
  • 182-bed inpatient hospital in downtown Chicago
  • 50+ sites of care throughout Illinois and Indiana
  • 5,000+ inpatients treated each year, system-wide
  • 800,000+ outpatient visits each year
  • One of only 2% of hospitals to receive two consecutive Magnet Recognitions for Nursing Excellence.
  • Largest rehabilitation research center in the world
  • Only rehabilitation hospital with eight federally designated research centers
  • 370+ active research projects in neuroscience, bionics, robotics, and musculoskeletal medicine
  • Academic home of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Rowland W. Chang

Rowland W. Chang, MD, MPH

  • Attending Physician, RIC
  • Professor, Preventative Medicine, PM&R, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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To schedule an appointment with Rowland W. Chang please call 800-354-7342 or use our online form.

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Profile

Gender:
Male
Year began practicing:
1982
Year joined staff:
1982
Year began practicing in specialty:
1982

Clinical Interests

Prevention of arthritis associated activity limitation and disability. Promotion of healthy physical activity behaviors in persons with or at risk for arthritis.

Languages

  • English

Education, Residency and Internship

Education

1972-1996
Tufts University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
1981-1982
Harvard School of Public Health, MPH

Internship

1976-1977
Mt. Auburn Hospital (Cambridge, MA)

Residency

1977-1979
Mt. Auburn Hospital (Cambridge, MA)

Fellowship

1979-1980
Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital (London, England, UK), Rheumatology
1980-1982
Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA), Rheumatology

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • 1997: Present Professor of Preventive Medicine, Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 1996-Present: Director, Programs in Public Health Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 1996-Present Faculty Fellow, Institute for Health Services Research & Policy Studies, Northwestern University

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • American Public Health Association Society for Medical Decision Making

Honors & Awards

  • 2008-current: "Top Doctor", Chicago Magazine
  • 2000: Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Northwestern University Medical School
  • 1992-1994: Augusta Webster Faculty Fellowship in Medical Education, Northwestern University Medical School
  • 1979-1980: Fulbright Hays Fellowship, United States United Kingdom Educational Commission
  • 1976: Phi Delta Epsilon Women's Club Award in Medicine, Tufts University Medical School
  • 1976: Alpha Omega Alpha Society

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Research Interests

  • Prevention of arthritis associated activity limitations/disability
  • Promotion of healthy physical activity and dietary behaviors in persons with or at risk for knee osteoarthritis

Certifications & Licenses

  • 1979: Internal Medicine
  • 1982: Rheumatology

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