Melvin Mejia on balancing time to capture quality data for outcomes in movement rehabilitation-Ep5


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Welcome to “Life at Kessler Foundation” - Episode 5 Read the transcript at In this episode, I talked with Melvin Mejia, a Research Engineer in our Center for Mobility and Rehabilitation Engineering Research. Since 2015, Melvin has been collecting and analyzing movement data for studies of adults with physical disabilities caused by traumatic brain injury, stroke, and osteoarthritis, and children and adolescents with cerebral palsy. He finds working on multiple studies simultaneously challenging, but credits teamwork with enabling him to balance his time to ensure collection of quality data. Fluent in Spanish, he also helps translate for Spanish-speaking participants. He finds engaging with participants on common interests, whether sports or musical genres, enriches the research experience for him and the volunteers. In the future, Melvin is interested in expanding his involvement in research in physical rehabilitation and mobility into rehabilitation for sports injuries. Learn more about Melvin at and the Center for Mobility and Rehabilitation Engineering Research at Interested in a career at Kessler Foundation, go to For more information about the Cerebral Palsy study that Melvin talked about, go to ======================================================= Tuned into our podcast series lately? Join our listeners in 90 countries who enjoy learning about the work of Kessler Foundation. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Listen to us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, or wherever you get your podcasts. This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, remotely and was edited and produced by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation.

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