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

  1. Physiatrist

Specialty Groups

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
  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. 2013 - 2018
    Co-DirectorMayo Clinic Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center
  2. 2012 - 2020
    Chair/CoordinatorFaculty Development Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  3. 2012 - 2013
    Interim DirectorMayo Clinic Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center
  4. 2009 - 2016
    MemberReview & Recommendations Oversight Committee, North American Spine Society
  5. 2009 - 2010
    Task Force ChairContemporary Concept on Manipulation, Mobilization and Massage, North American Spine Society
  6. 2008 - 2011
    ChairpersonPM&R Research Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  7. 2007 - 2009
    ChairpersonComplementary Medicine Committee, North American Spine Society
  8. 2004 - 2009
    MemberComplementary Medicine Committee, North American Spine Society
  9. 2003 - 2011
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  10. 2003 - 2011
    MemberPM&R Research Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  11. 2003 - 2018
    MemberNorth American Spine Society
  12. 2003 - 2008
    Co-ChairPM&R Research Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  13. 2002 - 2012
    Executive Committee MemberComplementary and Integrative Medicine Program, Mayo Clinic Committees
  14. 2002 - 2006
    MemberCurriculum Subcommittee, Clinical Research Training Program, Mayo Clinic Committees
  15. 2001 - 2010
    MemberResearch Committee, Spine Center
  16. 1999 - 2003
    MemberPM&R Education Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  17. 1999 - 2003
    Continuing Medical Education Certification CoordinatorPM&R Education Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  18. 1997 - 2021
    DiplomatAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  19. 1996 - 2021
    FellowAssociation of Academic Physiatrists
  20. 1996
    FellowAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  21. 1993 - 2021
    MemberAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  22. 1993 - 2021
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  23. 1990 - 2021
    MemberChristian Medical Association
  24. 1988 - 1998
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.