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Jay J. Han, M.D. View profile as PDF

Jay J. Han

Clinical/Research Interests

Dr. Han has clinical interests in neuromuscular diseases affecting both adult and pediatric populations, as well as electrodiagnosis/electromyograms (EMGs). His research interests focus on the development of functional outcome measures in patients with neuromuscular disorders and research in electrodiagnosis/ electromyograms (EMGs).

Title:

Associate Professor, Co-Director, Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Neuromuscular Disease Clinic, Director, Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship

Specialty:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Address:

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St, Suite 1700
Sacramento, CA 95817

Phone:

(916) 734-7041

Education:

UC San Francisco School of Medicine
San Francisco, California
M.D. 1998

Stanford University
Palo Alto, California
B.S. 1993

Internships:

University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington
1998-1999

Residency:

University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington
1999-2002
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Fellowships:

University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington
2002-2005
Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program (RMSTP)

Board Certifications:

American Board of Neuromuscular Medicine, 2008
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2005
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2004

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Fellow
American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Fellow
Association of Academic Physiatrists

Honors and Awards:

Academic Senate for Research Travel Award, UC Davis, 2007
Mentored Clinical Research Training Program (K30) Grant, 2006
Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, UC Davis Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2006
National Institutes of Health K-12 Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program (RMSTP) Grant, 2002
Outstanding Resident Award, University of Washington, 2002
Chief Resident, Department of Rehabilitation, University of Washington, 2001
Residency Selection Committee, Department of Rehabilitation, University of Washington, 2001
Residency Training Committee, Department of Rehabilitation, University of Washington, 2001
M.D. with Thesis, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1998
Associate Research in Otolaryngology Medical Student Travel Award, 1997
Genentech Research Fellowship, 1996
UC San Francisco Quarterly Research Scholarship, 1996
Graduation with Honors, Stanford University, 1993
UC San Francisco Student Summer Research Fellowship, 1993

Select Recent Publications:

Skalsky AJ, Han JJ, Abresch RT, Shin CS, McDonald CM. Assessment of regional body composition with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: Correlation of regional lean mass and quantitative strength. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Apr 3;39(5):647-651.

Carter GT, Weiss MD, Han JJ, Chance PF, England JD. Charcot-marie-tooth disease. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2008 Mar;10(2):94-102.

Han JJ*, Kimura E*, Li S, Fall B, Ra J, Haraguchi M, Tapscott SJ, Chamberlain JC. Cell-lineage regulated myogenesis for dystrophin replacement: a novel therapeutic approach for treatment of muscular dystrophy. Hum Mol Gen 2008 Aug 15;17(16):2507-17 * Joint First Authors.

Han JJ, McDonald CM. Diagnosis and Clinical Management of Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2008 Aug;19(3):661-80.

Werner BW, Skalsky AJ, McDonald CM, Han, JJ. Convexity of Scoliosis Related Handedness in Identical Twin Boys With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Case Report. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Oct;89 (10):2021-4.

Skalsky AJ, Abresch RT, Han JJ, Shin CS, McDonald CM. The relationship between regional body composition and quantitative strength in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). Neuromuscul Disord. 2008 Nov;18 (11):873-80.

Davidson L, Carter GT, Kilmer DD, Han JJ. Iatrogenic axillary nerve injury due to intramuscular injection of the deltoid muscle. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 86(6):507-11, Jun 2007.

Han JJ, Carter GT, Ra JJ, Abresch RT, Chamberlain JS, Robinson LR. Electromyographic studies in mdx and wildtype C57 mice. Muscle and Nerve, 33(2):208-14, Feb 2006.

Han JJ, Carter GT. Staying strong: Rehab for Duchenne muscular dystrophy slows muscle wasting. Advance for Directors in Rehabilitation, 15(9):25-28, Sept 2006.

Carter GT, Han JJ, Mayadev A, Weiss MD. Modafinil reduces fatigue in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A: A case series. Am J Hosp Palliat Care, 23(5):412-6, Oct-Nov 2006.


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