Motion & Gait Analysis Care Team

The members of the Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory team are listed below.

Jessica Rose, PhD

Dr. Rose is the director of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory and an associate professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery. She received her doctorate degree in physiology from the Stanford University School of Medicine, her master of science degree in physical therapy from Stanford University and her bachelor of science degree in zoology from the University of California at Davis. Dr. Rose has directed the Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory since 1989. She is a member of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society and the European Society of Movement Analysis for Adults and Children. Dr. Rose edits the book, Human Walking, 3rd Edition and is on the NIH Taskforce for pediatric motor disorders. Her primary research focuses on the neuromuscular and musculoskeletal mechanisms underlying movement deficits in children with cerebral palsy.

Jessica Rose, PhD
 
 

Leslie Torburn, DPT

Leslie is a physical therapist at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory . She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Temple University, a Master of Science in physical therapy from the University of Southern California and her Bachelor of Science degree in physiology from the University of California at Davis. Prior to coming to the Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory in 1993, she worked at the pathokinesiology laboratory at Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center in Downey, California, under the direction of orthopedist Jacquelin Perry, MD. Leslie is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and is an active member of the California Physical Therapy Association. She is certified in kinesiological electromyography by the Physical Therapy Board of California.

Leslie Torburn, PT, MS 
 

Kristine Bruce, BA

Krisi is the clinic coordinator and testing technician for the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Motion & Gait Analysis Laboratory. She attended Anderson University and graduated with a degree in Music & Business in 2003. Krisi has worked in medical clinics in Indiana and in the Bay Area since 2000, including in the Physiatry Medical Group and as Health Education Supervisor, Palo Alto Medical Foundation.

Kristine Bruce

Katherine Stephenson

Katherine is a bioengineer in the Motion & Gait Lab and is a Mechanical Engineering PhD student at Stanford. She received her BS in Product Design and her MS in Biomechanical Engineering  from Stanford. She has recently returned to academia after spending six years in the medical device industry as a senior design engineer and project manager.  Her current research interests include orthopedic device design and assistive technologies. 

Kate Stephenson

Katelyn Cahil-Rowley

Katelyn Cahill-Rowley is a Bioengineering PhD student at Stanford.  She received her BS in Biomedical Engineering from UC Davis and her MS in Bioengineering from Stanford. She is currently investigating methods of early motor impairment identification in children born preterm with very low birth weights under an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

 

Katelyn Rowley

Clinical and Research Associates

  • Gary M. Berke, MS, CP, Prosthetics/Orthotics Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Scott Delp, PhD, Professor, Department of Bioengineering

  • James G. Gamble, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Amy L. Ladd, MD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Chief, Robert A. Chase Hand and Upper Limb Center

  • Kevin C. McGill, PhD, Biomedical Engineer, Rehabilitation R&D Center, Veterans Administration Palo Alto 

  • David W. Meister, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

  • Larry A. Rinsky, MD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery