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Lise Worthen-Chaudhari

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Lise Worthen-Chaudhari, PhD, MFA connects health science to the creative arts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Seeking to make sensorimotor recovery following central nervous system injury more engaging, data-driven, and evidence-based, Worthen-Chaudhari applies principles from dance, biomechanics, and motor learning to improve human neurorecovery. Her work is funded by the National Institutes of Health and has been commercialized by Columbus-based start-up, Rekovo.

A former professional contemporary dancer, Worthen-Chaudhari is an Assistant Professor in OSU’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Director of Dodd Hall's Motion Analysis and Recovery Biomechanics Laboratory (MARBL). She is a faculty affiliate of OSU's Neurological Institute and Chronic Brain Injury Discovery Themes Initiative. Worthen-Chaudhari has served in leadership roles for the American Society of Biomechanics (Program Committee) and The American College of Rehabilitation Medicine (founding member of the Arts & Neuroscience Networking group) and teaches within the OSU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.