Patty Carlson-Kuhta, Ph.D.

  • Senior Research Associate, Balance Disorders Laboratory
  • Neurology, School of Medicine

Biography

Dr. Carlson-Kuhta’s research focuses on the neural control of balance and gait in healthy people and people with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease. Recent projects have focused on the use of wearable motion sensors to quantify walking and balance, both in the clinic and during daily life.

Education

  • Ph.D., 1992, University of California, Los Angeles

Areas of interest

  • Neural control of balance and gait
  • Use of wearable motion sensors to quantify walking and balance
  • Effects of deep brain stimulation on mobility in Parkinson’s disease

Publications

Publications

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