Gurinder Bains, MD, PhD

Gurinder Bains, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Dr. Gurinder Singh Bains is an Associate Professor for the School of Allied Health Professions at Loma Linda University. He currently teaches research courses to various departments.  He received his PhD from Loma Linda University, MD from Ross University Medical School, and a BSC in Finance from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has been involved in research that includes intermittent fasting, inflammation, high intensity interval training and weight loss, humor/laughter, sleep, blood flow, and back pain. His PhD dissertation focused on how humor and laughter can enhance short-term memory in the elderly. Dr. Bains has presented at numerous scientific meetings and has been a co-author on many publications. Dr. Bains brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the O&P department. He assists the O&P Department with the research process from topic generation through capstone presentation.

Education

  • BSC, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • MD, Ross University
  • PhD, Loma Linda University