Shirley Ryan Abilitylab
Kristen Hohl currently splits her time working as an outpatient physical therapist focusing on treating individuals with neurological diagnoses and as a research Physical therapist in Dr. Arun Jayaraman’s Max Nader Center for Rehabilitation Technologies and Outcomes Research. Kristen leads several of the ongoing research projects in the lab focused robotic exoskeleton technology utilization in individuals with spinal cord injury and stroke.
Though early in her career, Kristen has established herself as an emerging research clinician in the field. She graduated in 2012 with her doctorate in physical therapy. She is also the clinical therapist in charge of the exoskeleton clinic at Shirley Ryan Abilitylab which provides screening, training and education for individuals pursuing at home use of available exoskeletons. She has also invented a device aimed at addressing slip related falls.