Michelle Johnson, PhD
Froedtert Hospital / Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center / Marquette University
-Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering, Emphasis in Robotics, Design, Controls and
Mechatronics, Stanford University Stanford, CA (2002)
-NSF-NATO Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna,
ARTS Lab and RTR Center: Applied Research in Rehabilitation (2002)
-Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Advanced Robotics
Technology and Science (ARTS) Lab, Pontedera, ITALY (2003)
Specialties: Department Research Director
Johnson MJ, Wang S, Bai P, Strachota E, Tchekanov G, Melbye J, McGuire J, Bilateral assessment of functional tasks for robot-assisted therapy applications, Med Biol Eng Comput. 2011; 49(10): 1157–1171.
Loureiro RCV, Harwin WS, Nagai K, Johnson MJ, Advances in upper limb stroke rehabilitation: a technology push, Med Biol Eng Comput. 2011; 49(10): 1103–1118.
Johnson MJ, Shakya Y, Strachota E, Ahamed SI. ―Low-Cost Monitoring of Patients during Unsupervised Robot/Computer Assisted Motivating Stroke Rehabilitation, Biomed Tech (Berl). 2011; 56(1):5-9.
Nathan DE, Johnson MJ, and JM McGuire, Design and validation of a low-cost assistive glove for assessment and therapy of the hand during ADL-focused Robotic Stroke Therapy, Journal Rehabilitation Research and Development, J Rehabil Res Dev. 2009;46(5):587-602.
Guastello SJ, Nathan DE, and Johnson MJ, Attractor and Lyapunov models for reach and grasp movements with application to robot-assisted therapy. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences, 2009 vol. 13, No. 1 pp. 99-121.
Johnson MJ, RCV Loureiro, W. Harwin, Collaborative tele-rehabilitation and robot-mediated therapy for stroke rehabilitation at home or clinic, Intelligent Service Robotics, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2008, 1861-2784
Wisneski KJ, Johnson MJ, Quantifying Kinematics of Purposeful Movements to Real, Imagined, or Absent Functional Objects: Implications for Modelling Trajectories for Robot-Mediated ADL Tasks, J Neuroengineering and Rehabil, Mar 23; 2007;4(7)
Johnson MJ, X. Feng, LM. Johnson, JM. Winters, Potential of a Suite of Robot/Computer-Assisted Motivating Systems for Personalized, Home-Based, Stroke Rehabilitation, J Neuroengineering and Rehabil Mar 1; 2007;4(6)