Dr. Terri Dallas-Prunskis earned her medical degree and completed her residency training at Howard University School of Medicine.
She then went on to attend the University of New Jersey School of Medicine, where she completed her Pain Management Fellowship. Dr. Dallas-Prunskis was recruited by the University of Chicago to serve as Chairman of their Pain Management Program, where she led for seven years, before co-founding Illinois Pain Institute (IPI) and The Regenerative Stem Cell Institute (TRSCI).
Dr. Dallas-Prunskis is passionate about her clinical work, directly helping patients overcome their painful and degenerative conditions and live their lives to their fullest. She also remains active in training the physicians of tomorrow in the United States and abroad as an annual guest lecturer and instructor at Vilnius University (Lithuania), which has a formal relationship with Rosalind Franklin University (Chicago).
Dr. Dallas-Prunskis has authored and reviewed several publications including chapters in the recently published book Peripheral Nerve Entrapments, which gives clinicians a comprehensive guide to possible nerve entrapments and treatment methods.
Besides her medical, academic and business accomplishments, what sets her apart is her warmth and compassion. Dr. Dallas-Prunskis is the founder of the Let’s Move Elgin 5K Race and active in other charitable endeavors, particularly pertaining to health, education, and homeless youth.