Events / Growing Up in Science: Michelle J. Johnson, PhD

Growing Up in Science: Michelle J. Johnson, PhD

January 25, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

MindCORE & CURF Present:

Growing Up in Science

Have you ever wondered what your professor struggled with as a student? Or what challenges your advisor faced before getting their PhD? “Growing up in Science” is a conversation-style event series about becoming and being a scientist. Faculty share their stories with a focus on the unspoken challenges of a life in science.


Location: Fireside Lounge, 2nd Floor, ARCH, 3601 Locust Walk


Guest Speaker:


Michelle J. Johnson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Director, Rehabilitation Robotics Lab

University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Johnson researches how robotics and neuroscience can help individuals recover from brain injury. She develops physical therapy robots for stroke survivors and aging populations as well as creates more affordable and accessible rehabilitative robotics for people around the world.