Christin McKenna, MD

Department
Center for Stroke Rehabilitation Research
Phone
973.324.6680

Cristin McKenna, MD, PhD is a research scientist in the Stroke Lab at Kessler Foundation and an Outpatient Physician at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. Her clinical and research interests are in physiatric rehabilitation, safety improvement in inpatient facilities, and post-stroke dysfunction. Dr. McKenna completed her undergraduate work at Manhattan College, her doctoral training at the New Jersey Institute of Technology obtaining a Ph.D. in Environmental Science, medical school training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, physical medicine and rehabilitation residency training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School. Prior to entering medicine, she worked for a biotechnology firm specializing in biological methods for pollution eradication in air, water, and soil.

Education
Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UMDNJ-NJMS, Newark NJ, 2004-2008, Residency affiliated with Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation
Internship at Christiana Care Healthcare System, Newark, Delaware, 2003-2004
MD, 2003 University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
PhD, 1997 . in Environmental Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and Environmental Science, Newark, NJ
Research Interests

Assessment of apraxia in persons with spinal cord injury