Leila Ettefagh, MD

PGY-2

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

Education

  • MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2002
  • Internship, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2002
  • PM&R Residency, AJA University of Medical Sciences, 2006
  • Transitional Year, Emory University, 2016

Biography

Hometown: Tehran, Iran

Professional Interests

  • Research
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Disease Prevention
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Fibromyalgia Management
  • Sports Medicine
  • General Rehabilitation
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Pain Management
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation

Futures Plans/Career

  • Academics
  • Private Practice

Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Iranian Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Hobbies

  • Exercise
  • Reading books
  • Meditation
  • Traveling
  • Research
  • Giving lectures
  • Attending Scientific Conferences
  • Socializing with Friends

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Abstracts

  • 1th Author. The Prevalence of Impaired Glucose Metabolism in Patients Referred to Cardiac Rehabilitation. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation & Prevention. 2013 Jan; 33(1): 42-46. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 23221808.
  • 1th Author. Resting Heart Rate Changes in Patients Referred to Cardiac Rehabilitation. Journal of AJA University of Medical Sciences. 2013 Jan; 11(3): 20-23.
  • 1th Author. Pain Prevalence and Its Relevant Factors in Patients with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury.  Iranian Journal of War and Public Health. 2012 Jun; 4(3): 23-26.
  • 4th Author. The Effects of Cardiac Rehabilitation on Quality of Life in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Cardiovascular Nursing Journal. 2012 Jun; 1(2): 38-46.
  • 4th Author. The Effects of Cardiac Rehabilitation on Hemodynamic Parameters in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Cardiovascular Nursing Journal. 2012 Sep; 1(3): 16-22.
  • 3th Author. Reffsum's Disease. Case Report. Journal of AJA University of Medical Sciences. 2005 Jun; 3(2): 34-36.

Peer Reviewed Online Publication

  • Cheng G., Ettefagh,L., Bach JR.. (2009, July 1). More Follow-Up on Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1. http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/123/Supplement_4/S245.abstract/reply#pediatrics_el_44782, Publication Status: Published.
  • Cheng G., Ettefagh,L., Bach JR.. (2009, May 1). Pulmonary Function Testing In Pediatric Neuromuscular Disease.. http://pediatricsdigest.mobi/content/123/Supplement_4/S219/reply, Publication Status: Published