Kirsten K. Ness, PT, PhD

Department of Pediatric Medicine & Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA

Dr. Ness is Associate Member Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She received her MPH and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota respectively in 2002 and 2004.

Her clinical interests include Physical Therapy, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Exercise Prescription. Her research focuses on clinical and population measurement of physical performance and disability among adult survivors of childhood cancer, exercise and physical activity interventions for chronic disease in childhood, and the impact of childhood disability on chronic disease and quality of life. She works with both clinical outcome and epidemiologic data. Dr. Ness has published more than 100 articles and serves as editorial board member and reviewer for many renowned international journals.