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Jennifer Chu, M.D., is CEO and Principal of eToims® Soft Tissue Comfort Center and eToims® Medical Technology LLC. She is an emeritus Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is faculty for over 30 years. The present state-of-the-art eToims®, developed over 17 years, resulted from Dr. Chu's more than three decades of experience in electrodiagnostic studies.
She authored many peer-reviewed publications including a textbook entitled "Electrodiagnosis: An Anatomical and Clinical Approach.? Not only is she an active member of numerous prestigious national medical societies, she was awarded honorary membership in the European Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She holds four issued patents, plus three pending patents, for the purpose of providing soft tissue comfort. Her initial patents involved various needling devices for mechanical and electrical elicitation of twitches at trigger points. The pending patents involve the revolutionary noninvasive eToims® which has helped many patients to significantly improve their quality of life since 2005.
Jennifer Chu, M.D. is involved in various medical and professional organizations. She is also the President of the Alumni Myanmar Institutes of Medicine Association, a nonprofit organization to alleviate poverty in Myanmar. Her patients funded Pain-free International Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit organization to promote knowledge of eToims® in myofascial pain and fibromyalgia management. She retired from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006 and continues to teach residents in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania on topics of electrodiagnostic and neuromuscular medicine.