Northwestern University Medical School.
Janda completed an internship and orthopedic residency
at the University of Michigan as well as a fellowship
in shoulder reconstructive surgery and sports medicine
in London, Ontario, Canada.
leaving the University of Michigan, Dr. Janda founded
the Institute for Preventative Sports Medicine in
Ann Arbor, the only health care cost containment organization
of its kind in North America. As the Institute’s
director, Dr. Janda has brought together leaders in
injury prevention and sports medicine to produce high
quality work that has an impact on the everyday lives
of the public.
Janda’s groundbreaking research has been acknowledged
by the public and medical community, including the
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He was awarded
the clinical research award by the American Orthopedic
Society of Sports Medicine. He also received the R.
Tait McKenzie Award for outstanding clinical research
on an international basis the Canadian Academy of
Janda was appointed to the Board of National Center
for Injury Prevention and Control by the previous
Bush administration. He was also appointed to the
National Institute of Health Trauma Research Task
Force. Michigan governor John Engler appointed Dr.
Janda to the state’s Council on Health, Fitness
and Sports, and also named him Chairman of the Advisory
Group on the Prevention of Sports Injuries.
Janda’s advice and research led the current
Bush administration to install breakaway bases on
the White House T-ball field.
his appearances on “The Oprah Show,” “The
Today Show,” “Good Morning America,”
“CBS This Morning,” “CNN,”
“Fox News,” “NBC Nightly News,”
and “CBS Evening News,” Dr. Janda has
given the public valuable information about preventing
sports and recreational injuries.