Post Doctoral

Jaewon Kang

Dr. Kang joined the DPQoL Laboratory in Summer 2023 as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate. She completed her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation from the University of Florida in May 2023, following her M.S. and B.S. degrees in Occupational Therapy from Yonsei University in South Korea. Dr. Kang’s research focuses on environmental interventions utilizing telehealth technologies to support aging in place. In a recent study, she examined the feasibility of implementing 360-degree and 3D technology for remote home assessments. During her post-doctoral training, Dr. Kang aims to expand her research to encompass other technologies while focusing on individuals with functional mobility. Dr. Kang’s work at the DPQoL Laboratory is expected to make significant contributions to the field of rehabilitation and further our knowledge of how technology can effectively enhance the quality of life and functional independence of individuals with physical impairments.