Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Jenny M. Lai, M.D.

Jenny M. Lai, M.D.

 

Jenny M. Lai, M.D.

Jenny M. Lai, M.D.

Assistant Member
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Associate Medical Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Methodist Hospital
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

 

Phone: 713-441-5188
Fax: 713-790-6604
E-mail: JMLai@houstonmethodist.org


Education

B.A.   The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX (Biological Science)
M.D.   The University of Texas Southwest Medical School, Dallas, TX

Postdoctoral Training

Transitional Program Internship, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Biography

Dr. Lai received her first faculty appointment in 1996 as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. While at Baylor, she also held a dual appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Lai joined Methodist in 2006.

Description of Research

Dr. Lai's research focuses on evaluation and novel treatments for sleep disorders and range of motion disorders after stroke and traumatic brain injury.

Major Areas of Research

Physical medicine, rehabilitation, stroke, sleep disorders, range of motion

Recent Publications

Castriotta RJ, Wilde MC, Lai JM, Atanasov S, Masel BE, Kuna ST. Prevalence and consequences of sleep disorders in traumatic brain injury. J Clin Sleep Med. 2007 Jun 15;3(4):349-56.

Wilde MC, Castriotta RJ, Lai JM, Atanasov S, Masel BE, Kuna ST. Cognitive impairment in patients with traumatic brain injury and obstructive sleep apnea. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Oct;88(10):1284-8.

Boake C, Noser EA, Ro T, Baraniuk S, Gaber M, Johnson R, Salmeron ET, Tran TM, Lai JM, Taub E, Moye LA, Grotta JC, Levin HS. Constraint-induced movement therapy during early stroke rehabilitation. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2007 Jan-Feb;21(1):14-24

Hickey JV, Salmeron ET, Lai JM. Twenty-four-Hour blood pressure variability after acute ischemic stroke. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2002 Aug;25(2):1-12; quiz 74-5.