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Sheila Dugan MD, Associate Professor

Dr. Dugan is the Medical Director of Rush University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation where she sees patients with pain and musculoskeletal disorders and performs EMG/nerve conduction studies. She co-directs the Rush Program for Abdominal and Pelvic Health. She works in the Rush Road Home program focusing on maximizing pelvic health for veterans. She is board certified in PM&R. At Rush, she chairs the Women’s Leadership Council and serves on the ADA Committee and Diversity Leadership Council. She is a co-investigator on the SWAN study, the ALIVE! project and WISHFIT study. Her research interests include health disparities, the health benefits of physical activity in girls and women, pain, function and visceral fat in women at menopause, pelvic pain and trauma. She has published numerous book chapters and articles and lectures locally and nationally. She sees patients in her outpatient office at Rush University Medical Center on M, W, Th and Fri mornings and Mon and Fri afternoons.

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Dr. Dugan received her bachelor’s degrees in Biology from the University of Chicago and Physical Therapy from Northwestern University. She received her MD from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She did her internship at the University of Chicago in Internal Medicine and her residency at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago in PM&R. Prior to coming to Rush she was on faculty at the Harvard Medical School and worked at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital.