Amitabh Jha, MD, MPH

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Associate Professor (Clinical)

Board Certification

  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Sub: Spinal Cord Injury Medicine)
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Sub: Spinal Cord Injury Medicine)
  • National Board of Medical Examiners

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Washington
Rehabilitation Medicine
Senior Fellow
Graduate Training University of Washington
Health Services
M.P.H.
Research Fellow University of Washington
Health Services
Research Fellow
Internship/Residency University of Washington
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Intern/Resident
Professional Medical University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Northwestern University
Biomedical Engineering
B.S.

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Hammond FM, Horn SD, Smout RJ, Chen D, DeJong G, Scelza W, Jha A, Ballard PH, Bloomgarden J (2013). Acute rehospitalizations during inpatient rehabilitation for spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 94(4 Suppl), S98-105.
  2. Chase T, Jha A, Brooks CA, Allshouse A (2013). A pilot feasibility study of massage to reduce pain in people with spinal cord injury during acute rehabilitation. Spinal Cord, 51(11), 847-51.
  3. Lammertse DP, Jones LA, Charlifue SB, Kirshblum SC, Apple DF, Ragnarsson KT, Falci SP, Heary RF, Choudhri TF, Jenkins AL, Betz RR, Poonian D, Cuthbert JP, Jha A, Snyder DA, Knoller N (2012). Autologous incubated macrophage therapy in acute, complete spinal cord injury: results of the phase 2 randomized controlled multicenter trial. Spinal Cord, 50(9), 661-71.
  4. Kirshblum SC, Burns SP, Biering-Sorensen F, Donovan W, Graves DE, Jha A, Johansen M, Jones L, Krassioukov A, Mulcahey MJ, Schmidt-Read M, Waring W (2011). International standards for neurological classification of spinal cord injury (revised 2011). J Spinal Cord Med, 34(6), 535-46.
  5. Kirshblum SC, Waring W, Biering-Sorensen F, Burns SP, Johansen M, Schmidt-Read M, Donovan W, Graves D, Jha A, Jones L, Mulcahey MJ, Krassioukov A (2011). Reference for the 2011 revision of the International Standards for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury. J Spinal Cord Med, 34(6), 547-54.
  6. Kirshblum S, Botticello A, Lammertse DP, Marino RJ, Chiodo AE, Jha A (2011). The impact of sacral sensory sparing in motor complete spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 92(3), 376-83.
  7. Gary KW, Arango-Lasprilla JC, Ketchum JM, Kreutzer JS, Copolillo A, Novack TA, Jha A (2009). Racial differences in employment outcome after traumatic brain injury at 1, 2, and 5 years post injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 90(10), 1699-707.
  8. Harrison-Felix CL, Whiteneck GG, Jha A, DeVivo MJ, Hammond FM, Hart DM (2009). Mortality over four decades after traumatic brain injury rehabilitation: a retrospective cohort study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 90(9), 1506-13.
  9. Whiteneck G, Gassaway J, Dijkers M, Jha A (2009). New approach to study the contents and outcomes of spinal cord injury rehabilitation: the SCIRehab Project. J Spinal Cord Med, 32(3), 251-9.
  10. Arango-Lasprilla JC, Ketchum JM, Gary KW, Kreutzer JS, ONeil-Pirozzi TM, Wehman P, Marquez de la Plata C, Jha A (2009). The influence of minority status on job stability after traumatic brain injury. PM R, 1(1), 41-9.
  11. Arango-Lasprilla JC, Ketchum JM, Dezfulian T, Kreutzer JS, Oneil-Pirozzi TM, Hammond F, Jha A (2008). Predictors of marital stability 2 years following traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj, 22(7-8), 565-74.
  12. Jha A, Lammertse DP, Coll JR, Charlifue S, Coughlin CT, Whiteneck GG, Worley G (2008). Apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele and outcomes of traumatic spinal cord injury. J Spinal Cord Med, 31(2), 171-6.
  13. Jha A, Weintraub A, Allshouse A, Morey C, Cusick C, Kittelson J, Harrison-Felix C, Whiteneck G, Gerber D (2008). A randomized trial of modafinil for the treatment of fatigue and excessive daytime sleepiness in individuals with chronic traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 23(1), 52-63.
  14. Harrison-Felix C, Whiteneck G, Devivo MJ, Hammond FM, Jha A (2006). Causes of death following 1 year post injury among individuals with traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 21(1), 22-33.
  15. Harrison-Felix C, Whiteneck G, DeVivo M, Hammond FM, Jha A (2004). Mortality following rehabilitation in the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems of Care. NeuroRehabilitation, 19(1), 45-54.
  16. Hoffman JM, Doctor JN, Chan L, Whyte J, Jha A, Dikmen S (2003). Potential impact of the new medicare prospective payment system on reimbursement for traumatic brain injury inpatient rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 84(8), 1165-72.
  17. Jha A, Patrick DL, MacLehose RF, Doctor JN, Chan L (2002). Dissatisfaction with medical services among Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 83(10), 1335-41.
  18. Chan L, Beaver S, Maclehose RF, Jha A, Maciejewski M, Doctor JN (2002). Disability and health care costs in the Medicare population. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 83(9), 1196-201.
  19. Chan L, Doctor JN, MacLehose RF, Lawson H, Rosenblatt RA, Baldwin LM, Jha A (1999). Do Medicare patients with disabilities receive preventive services? A population-based study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 80(6), 642-6.

Review

  1. Waring WP 3rd, Biering-Sorensen F, Burns S, Donovan W, Graves D, Jha A, Jones L, Kirshblum S, Marino R, Mulcahey MJ, Reeves R, Scelza WM, Schmidt-Read M, Stein A (2010). _ 2009 review and revisions of the international standards for the neurological classification of spinal cord injury. [Review]. J Spinal Cord Med, 33(4), 346-52.