Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Kristin J Carnahan, MSPO, CPO

Kristin J Carnahan, MSPO, CPO

Instructor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Focus of Work

Academic Focus

I instruct graduate students in the Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center (NUPOC) Masters of Prosthetics and Orthotics (MPO) degree program. My research interests include lower limb prosthetic socket technology, casting and suspension techniques, and clinically practical outcome measures.

Clinical Focus

My clinical interest has been primarily centered on lower limb prosthetic treatment with a focus on the effective application of vacuum assisted suspension techniques.

Education and Certification

  • MSPO: Georgia Tech, Prosthetics and Orthotics (2008)



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