University of Toronto/University Health Network
East York, Ontario
Dr. Kristin Musselman is a physical therapist, Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, and Scientist with the Neural Engineering and Therapeutics Team at KITE, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – University Health Network. She completed a BSc (Life Sciences) and BScPT at Queen’s University, followed by a MSc (Neurosciences) and PhD (Rehabilitation Science) at the University of Alberta. Dr. Musselman was a CIHR Post-doctoral Fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute from 2010-2013. She has been teaching continuing education courses on functional electrical stimulation (FES) for over a decade. Her research aims to optimize the rehabilitation of walking, balance control, and upper limb movements following damage to the nervous system in children and adults, with several clinical trials examining novel FES applications.