Movement Science | Entering Year: 2023
Stacey Chen is a PhD student in the Movement Science PhD program housed within the Department of Physical Therapy. She graduated from University of Evansville in 2015 with a degree in Athletic Training. While pursuing her clinical degree, she concurrently worked in a biomechanics laboratory to better understand mechanisms related to musculoskeletal pain. As she became more passionate in both clinical care and clinical research, Stacey decided to advance her training in both areas and completed a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation and Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2021 and 2023. In her current research, she aims to understand factors contributing to rotator cuff pathology and develop targeted treatment strategies to improve an individual’s quality of life.