Amy N. Adkins

Amy N. Adkins, MS

PhD Candidate in Biomedical Engineering
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About Me


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    2011 - 2015
    Engineering Science, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX
    2015 - Present
    Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Honors & Awards

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) Scholar
    National Science Foundation, 2016 - 2021
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA)
    National Institutes of Health (NIH) F31, 2020 - 2022

Research Interests

  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Biomechanics
  • Muscle
  • Stroke

The ARMS Lab

We use biomechanics as a framework for investigating how we move and control our arms and hands following injuries and impairments.

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