Kristi Turner

Kristi Turner earned a BS degree in occupational therapy from Saginaw Valley State University in 1999. She works as a research therapist at the Center for Bionic Medicine and also treats patients at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's Outpatient Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, the American Occupational Therapy Association, and is a contributing faculty member at Northwestern University’s Prosthetics-Orthotics Center. She specializes in the treatment of upper limb amputation, multiple limb amputations, and burn injury. She has been involved in research, training, and testing with both TMR and non-TMR patients using conventional and experimental prosthetic components as well as conventional and advanced control schemes.

Associated articles

JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
A Comparison of Pattern Recognition Control and Direct Control of a Multiple Degree-of-Freedom Transradial Prosthesis
With existing conventional prosthesis control (direct control), individuals with a transradial amputation use two opposing muscle groups to control each prosthesis motor. As component complexity increases, subjects must switch the prosthesis into different modes to control each component in sequence.... Read more