Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles

Focus of Work


Parkinson's research: neuroprotective benefits of exercise, effect of pain and sleep disorders on physical activity, innovative technology/ smart devices in tracking mobility; motor learning. General rehabilitation research: aging with disabilities; primary care for people with disabilities; outcomes from joint arthroplasty and treatments for arthritis.


Education and Certification

  • MD: State University of the Philipines (1985)
  • Fellowship: Univ. of CA-Los Angeles Med. Ctr. (1994)
  • Residency: Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Los Angeles, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1995)
  • Residency: Temple University Hospital, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1999)
  • Board Certification: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation



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