Where are they now? Here are some of the students that we’ve been fortunate to work with and mentor.
Tyler Wood, Ph.D.
Tyler finished his PhD in May of 2019. His dissertation was focused on neck strength, activation, and range of motion in older adults. He is now an Assistant Professor at Northern Illinois University.
Yaejin Moon, Ph.D.
Yaejin finished her Ph.D. in Kinesiology and Community Health in May of 2018. Her dissertation covered topics in movement, balance and fall risk in older adults. Her work has been published several times and she has won numerous awards at the University. She has not left the state of Illinois, settling in Chicago with her partner and working at the University of Illinois Chicago.
Douglas Wajda, Ph.D.
Doug finished his Ph.D. in Kinesiology and Community Health back in May of 2016. His dissertation covered topics in movement and attention in stroke patients, persons with multiple sclerosis, and older adults. He now works as an Assistant Professor at Cleveland State University in their Department of Health and Human Performance.
Chandra Jayaraman, Ph.D.
Chandra finished his Ph.D. in Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering in 2015. He also worked with Dr. Sosnoff to get a masters in Kinesiology and Community Health in 2015. He works now as a Post Doctoral Fellow for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Chandra has collaborated with our lab on a number of projects and continues to do so!
Kathleen Roeing, M.S.
Katie finished her M.S. in Kinesiology and Community Health in July 2017. She started as an undergraduate research assistant in the MCRL in 2013! Her thesis tested a novel cell phone application to assess fall risk in older adults.
Jamie Rymut, B.S.
Jamie graduated in May of 2017. She started as an undergraduate research assistant since her junior year and worked with us over the summer after she graduated. She is super sharp and graduated in the top 3% of all of Applied Health Sciences! She is in the process of applying to Physician Assistant programs.