An associate professor at Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine and amember of the GRASP Lab at the Penn School of Medicine, Michelle Johnson is currently doing work in the new field of rehabilitation robotics.

Using robotics, rehabilitation, and neuroscience techniques, her lab seeks to translate their findings into the development of assistive and therapeutic rehabilitation robots.

An active member of the Philadelphia scientific community, Michelle participates in outreach activities, like the Franklin Institute’s Science After Hours program. She spoke at TEDxPhiladelphia this year, and was one of Technically Philly’s four favorite talks from the 2015 program.

Category: 2015 - Scientist of the Year

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