Kristie F. Bjornson

Department of Pediatrics;Seattle Children''s Hospital and the University of Washington School of Medicine, USA


Kristie F. Bjornson holds a Ph.D. degree. She is a board-certified pediatric physical therapist with over 30 years of clinical experience in settings such as the NICU, public schools, birth-to-three centers, and at Seattle Children's Hospital. Since 1989, she has been the Research Coordinator for the Spasticity Management Clinic at CHRMC, serving as the Project Coordinator for the randomized clinical trials of selective dorsal rhizotomy, botulinum toxin-A, and a descriptive cross-sectional study of intrathecal baclofen (ITB) therapy. Her recent research has focused on the assessment of physical activity, health and quality of life in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy, and normative ambulatory data for the StepWatch accelerometer. Presently, she has an NICHD K23 career development award focusing on the measurement of physical activity and participation in daily life of ambulatory children with cerebral palsy.

Biography Updated on 13 February 2012

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