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Sheila A. Dugan, MD

Sheila A. Dugan, MD
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  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Clinical Expertise:
  • Electromyography
  • Joint injections
  • Musculoskeletal disorders, women's
  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Pelvic pain
  • Spinal cord disorders
  • Spinal disorders, nonsurgical care
  • Sports medicine
  • Trigger point injections
  • Vaginal pain
Research Interests:
  • Menopause
  • Female athlete triad
  • Pelvic pain
  • Physical activity and health
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  • University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 855
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-6644
  • Fax: (312) 942-2176
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. A Pelvic Floor Fitness Program for Older Women With Urinary Symptoms: A Feasibility Study.
    Dugan SA, Lavender MD, Hebert-Beirne J, Brubaker L.
    PM R. 2013
    2013 Mar 15. doi:pii: S1934-1482(13)00118-4. 10.1016/j.pmrj.2013.03.009. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Correlates of 15-Year Maintenance of Physical Activity in Middle-Aged Women.
    Janssen I, Dugan SA, Karavolos K, Lynch EB, Powell LH.
    Int J Behav Med. 2013
    2013 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Consistently High Sports/Exercise Activity Is Associated with Better Sleep Quality, Continuity and Depth in Midlife Women: The SWAN Sleep Study.
    Kline CE, Irish LA, Krafty RT, Sternfeld B, Kravitz HM, Buysse DJ, Bromberger JT, Dugan SA, Hall MH
  4. How well does the body adiposity index capture adiposity change in midlife women?: The SWAN fat patterning study.
    Appelhans BM, Kazlauskaite R, Karavolos K, Janssen I, Kravitz HM, Dugan S, Burns JW, Shipp-Johnson K, Powell LH.
    Am J Hum Biol. 2012
    2012 Nov-Dec
    24(6):866-9. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.22330. Epub 2012 Sep 27.
  5. The Association between Self-Reported Energy Intake and Intra-Abdominal Adipose Tissue in Perimenopausal Women.
    Kazlauskaite R, Karavolos K, Janssen I, Carlson K, Shipp KJ, Dugan SA, Powell LH.
    J Obes. 2012
    2012:567320. Epub 2012 Jun 27.
  6. Physical activity and health during the menopausal transition.
    Sternfeld B, Dugan S.
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am.
    2011 Sep
  7. ACSM clinician profile
    Dugan SA
    Curr Sports Med Rep
    2010 May-Jun
  8. Testosterone and visceral fat in midlife women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) fat patterning study
    Janssen I, Powell LH, Kazlauskaite R, Dugan SA
    Obesity (Silver Spring)
    2010 Mar
  9. Physical activity and reduced intra-abdominal fat in midlife African-American and white women
    Dugan SA, Everson-Rose SA, Karavolos K, Avery EF, Wesley DE, Powell LH
    Obesity (Silver Spring)
    2010 Jun
  10. Toward optimal health: advances in chronic back pain management for women
    Godfrey JR, Dugan SA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt)
    2009 Oct
  11. Depressive symptoms and increased visceral fat in middle-aged women
    Everson-Rose SA, Lewis TT, Karavolos K, Dugan SA, Wesley D, Powell LH
    Psychosom Med
    2009 May
  12. The impact of physical activity level on SF-36 role-physical and bodily pain indices in midlife women
    Dugan SA, Everson-Rose SA, Karavolos K, Sternfeld B, Wesley D, Powell LH
    J Phys Act Health
    2009 Jan
  13. Review of anatomy, evaluation, and treatment of musculoskeletal pelvic floor pain in women
    Prather H, Dugan S, Fitzgerald C, Hunt D
    PM R
    2009 Apr
  14. Exercise for preventing childhood obesity
    Dugan SA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am
    2008 May
    19(2):205-16, vii
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