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       Late Lakshmi Nrusimha Sastry, Jayanthi

       Late Suryakantham, Jayanthi



       Late S.V.S. Prasad, Jayanthi


Jayanthi Charitable Foundation (JCF) is a 501 c not-for-profit organization.

Number: 364214221 Registered in 1998, in the State of Illinois

Board of Directors

Subbarao Jayanthi (President)



Dr Subbarao earned his medical degree and masters in orthopedics from Andhra University Medical College, Visakhapatnam, India, and completed a PM&R residency at the Mayo Graduate School/Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr Subbarao was the Director of Loyola/Hines Residency Training Program since 1987, and a Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation since 1992, both at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois. He served as the Associate Chief of Staff for Rehabilitative Services at Hines VA Hospital in Hines Illinois, and a Consulting Medical Director for Coventry/Aetna Health Services in Downers Grove, Illinois. 

Dr Subbarao has served on numerous professional committees and task forces at the state and national levels while helping contribute to the advancement of patient care and education. Standing out among the many awards presented to Dr Subbarao are the Distinguished Clinician Award of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R), the Outstanding Service Award of the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP), and the Service Excellence Award of the APS. He was also presented the A Estin Comarr Memorial Award by the APS for his distinguished clinical service. 

In recognition of his longstanding contributions to clinical services, education, and research, the Hines VA Hospital renamed the physical medicine and rehabilitation department library and residents’ room the “Jayanthi Subbarao Rehabilitation Resource Center”.

He is a philanthropist and is very interested in patient and public education.  In 1998 Dr Subbarao established the "Jayanthi Charitable Foundation", in memory of his parents and brother, which offers grants in support of education and research. He has also helped support educational sessions for numerous medical associations. Dr Subbarao is currently collaborating with the Eye Foundation of America, an organization helping to prevent and treat blindness in children in India. He was a keen sportsman and was a cricket commentator for All India radio Hyderabad from 1971-73. He is actively involved in multiple community based and spiritual activities.

Neeru Jayanthi (Vice President)



Neeru Jayanthi M.D., USPTA is an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery & Family Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA. He is also the director of the Emory Tennis Medicine program, geared at treating tennis related injuries in all levels of tennis players in a comprehensive manner.   He was previously an associate professor of Family Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation as well as the medical director of primary care sports medicine and tennis medicine while at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine.  He served as a team physician for Loyola University Chicago athletics for over 10 years, and also is a team physician of area high schools.

Dr. Jayanthi has won multiple American Medical Society For Sports Medicine (AMSSM) Foundation Research Grants for his collaborative work on early sports specialized training in young athletes.  He is considered one of the country’s experts on the research of youth sports specialization and overuse injuries, as well as in tennis medicine.  Dr. Jayanthi is currently the President of the International Society for Tennis Medicine and Science (STMS) and a certified USPTA teaching professional.


Dr. Jayanthi published extensively in peer reviewed journals and book chapters. He is a frequent invited speaker at national and international conferences. He has designed injury prevention and conditioning programs for competitive and elite junior programs at several tennis clubs.  Dr. Jayanthi, has had recent appearances on WGN news Sports Radio, WGN-TV news “Medical Watch,”, ABC news, CBS national radio, WGN and CLTV “Living Healthy” TV show, XM radio, NPR, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and numerous other media outlets for recent research findings on junior tennis players and elite young athletes. 

Lakshmi Jayanthi (Secretary)

She is a homemaker who is very spiritually oriented. Her priority is family and friendship. She travelled extensively around the world for pilgrimage and site seeing. She supports Dr. Subbarao in his multiple professional and public activities.

Hareesh Jayanthi (Treasurer)



Hareesh N. Jayanthi is assistant financial analyst at American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) and is part of the staff of Computerized Investing, the premier publication covering the use of personal computers for financial planning, investment analysis and portfolio management. As a financial columnist for AAII, Hareesh writes a variety of commentaries ranging from reviews of products to analysis of model portfolios and stock screens. He also supports Stock Investor Pro, AAII’s computerized fundamental data and screening program and serves on the Stock Superstars Report and Dividend Investing advisory committees.

Hareesh has a bachelor’s of science degree in economics from Northern Illinois University and a master’s of science degree in finance from Golden Gate University. He spent more than 10 years working in New York with banks such as UBS AG and Deutsche Bank. He joined AAII early in the summer of 2014.  
On most days outside of work, you can find Hareesh training for marathons, triathlons and has a number of medals for his credit.

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