Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Scholarly Activities

Alumni Newsletters

  • 20th Annual Lecture Honors Former Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    On October 16, Feinberg’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation welcomed Michelle Gittler, MD, ’92 GME, to deliver the 20th Annual Ben L. Boynton, MD Lecture. Read more:

  • Three PM&R Faculty Members honored in the 40 Under 40 Chicago Scientists Halo Awards
    Congratulations to the following PM&R Faculty members being honored in the 40 Under 40 Chicago Scientists “Heroes of Medicine” 2nd Annual Halo Awards this October: 
    Prakash Jayabalan, MD
    Miriam Rafferty, DPT
    Milap Sandhu, PhD
  • New Faculty Promotions in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – FY20
    Congratulations to the following faculty members being promoted on September 1, 2019:

    Monica Rho, MD – promotion to Associate Professor

    Daniel Blatz, MD -  promotion to Assistant Professor

    Melinda Thorpe, CPO – promotion to Assistant Professor

  • Fatone and Major Invited Speakers at RehabWeek 2019

    Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO(Hons) and Matthew Major, PhD, are invited speakers at the ISPO Canada Rehab Week 2019 held in Toronto on June 24-28, 2019. Dr. Fatone will present Development and Dissemination of the Northwestern University Flexible Sub-Ischial Socket Technique to ISPO-Canada. Dr. Major will present Personalized Rehabilitation: Mapping the Links between Prosthetic Device Parameters, Motor Capacity, and Clinical Outcomes for Optimizing Interventions to ISPO-Canada; and Getting the Most Out of the Exhibit Hall: How to Ask for the Evidence to RESNA. Read more:

  • The Childress Fund Has Been Established
    The Childress Fund has been established to carry forward the work of Dudley S. Childress, PhD through research and education at NUPOC. Read more at: