Ralph E. Gay, M.D., D.C., M.S.

  1. Physiatrist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Rehabilitation therapy
  2. Spine stabilization program
  • Spine rehabilitation
  • Manual medicine/manipulation
  • Upper extremity rehabilitation
  • Spine/disc biomechanics research
  • Biomechanics of manual therapy research
  • Outcome of nonsurgical spine therapies research

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2006
    MS - Clinical ResearchMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1996
    Resident - Physical Medicine and RehabilitationMayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 1993
    Internship - TransitionalGundersen Clinic/Lutheran Hospital
  4. 1992
    MDUniversity of Colorado School of Medicine
  5. 1978
    BS - Human BiologyLogan College of Chiropractic
  6. 1976
    AAMineral Area College

Certifications

  1. 1997
    Physical Medicine & RehabilitationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards and honors

  1. 2005
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2002
    NIH K07 Academic Career Award National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health
  3. 1998
    Research Enrichment Program for PhysiatristsMissouri Arthritis Rehabilitation Research and Training Center
  4. 1992
    MD with HonorsUniversity of Colorado School of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2012 - present
    Interim DirectorMayo Clinic Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center
  2. 2012 - present
    Chair/CoordinatorFaculty Development Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  3. 2009 - 2010
    Task Force ChairContemporary Concept on Manipulation, Mobilization and Massage, North American Spine Society
  4. 2009 - present
    MemberReview & Recommendations Oversight Committee, North American Spine Society
  5. 2008 - 2011
    ChairpersonPM&R Research Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  6. 2007 - 2009
    ChairpersonComplementary Medicine Committee, North American Spine Society
  7. 2004 - 2009
    MemberComplementary Medicine Committee, North American Spine Society
  8. 2003 - 2011
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  9. 2003 - 2008
    Co-ChairPM&R Research Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  10. 2003 - present
    MemberPM&R Research Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  11. 2003 - present
    MemberNorth American Spine Society
  12. 2002 - 2006
    MemberCurriculum Subcommittee, Clinical Research Training Program, Mayo Clinic Committees
  13. 2002 - present
    Executive Committee MemberComplementary and Integrative Medicine Program, Mayo Clinic Committees
  14. 2001 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Spine Center
  15. 1999 - 2003
    Continuing Medical Education Certification CoordinatorPM&R Education Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  16. 1999 - 2003
    MemberPM&R Education Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  17. 1997 - present
    DiplomatAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  18. 1996
    FellowAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  19. 1996 - present
    FellowAssociation of Academic Physiatrists
  20. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  21. 1993 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  22. 1990 - present
    MemberChristian Medical Association
  23. 1988 - 1998
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
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