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Citlali Lopez-Ortiz

Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Citlali López-Ortiz received a BS-Physics from UNAM, MA in Dance-Biomechanics, from SUNY-Brockport, and a PhD in Kinesiology-Biomechanics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her postdoc at Northwestern University (NIH-NRSA T32/F32) focused on the pathophysiology of movement disorders. She holds a Classical Ballet Teacher Certification from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy. She has been a Research Scientist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Northwestern University, Teaching Artist at the Joffrey Ballet Academy, and Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign She founded and directs the NeurDanceLab LLC.