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Sheila A. Dugan, MD

Specialty:
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports 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:
  • Joint injections
  • Musculoskeletal disorders, women's
  • Nerve conduction study and electromyography
  • Pelvic pain
  • Spinal disorders, nonsurgical care
  • Sports injuries
  • Sports injuries, women's
  • Trigger point injections
  • Vaginal pain
Research Interests:
  • Women's midlife health
  • 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 PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.

  1. Association between Physical Activity and Depressive Symptoms: Midlife Women in SWAN.
    Dugan SA, Bromberger JT, Segawa E, Avery E, Sternfeld B
    Med Sci Sports Exerc
    2014 Jun 9
  2. Body image satisfaction and depression in midlife women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN).
    Jackson KL, Janssen I, Appelhans BM, Kazlauskaite R, Karavolos K, Dugan SA, Avery EA, Shipp-Johnson KJ, Powell LH, Kravitz HM
    Arch Womens Ment Health
    2014 Jun
    17(3):177-87.
  3. 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]
  4. 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]
  5. 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
    Sleep
    2013
    36(9):1279-88.
  6. 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.
  7. 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
    2012:567320. Epub 2012 Jun 27.
  8. Physical activity and health during the menopausal transition.
    Sternfeld B, Dugan S.
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2011
    2011 Sep
    38(3):537-66. doi: 10.1016/j.ogc.2011.05.008. Review.
  9. ACSM clinician profile.
    Dugan SA.
    Curr Sports Med Rep. 2010
    2010 May-Jun
    9(3):121. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0b013e3181de3e86. No abstract available.
  10. 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
    2010 Mar
    18(3):604-10. doi: 10.1038/oby.2009.251. Epub 2009 Aug 20.
  11. 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
    2010 Jun
    18(6):1260-5. doi: 10.1038/oby.2009.396. Epub 2009 Oct 29.
  12. Toward optimal health: advances in chronic back pain management for women.
    Godfrey JR, Dugan SA.
    J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2009
    2009 Oct
    18(10):1533-7. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2009.1688. No abstract available.
  13. 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
    2009 May
    71(4):410-6. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3181a20c9c. Epub 2009 Apr 27.
  14. 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
    2009 Jan
    6(1):33-42.
  15. Review of anatomy, evaluation, and treatment of musculoskeletal pelvic floor pain in women.
    Prather H, Dugan S, Fitzgerald C, Hunt D.
    PM R. 2009
    2009 Apr
    1(4):346-58. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2009.01.003. Review.
  16. Exercise for preventing childhood obesity.
    Dugan SA.
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2008
    2008 May
    19(2):205-16, vii. doi: 10.1016/j.pmr.2007.11.001. Review.
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