Kristen Renner, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Kristen Renner is a biomedical engineer who specializes in human movement biomechanics. She uses a multidisciplinary approach to promote the restoration of normal, functional movement as a means of improving the overall health and quality of life of individuals across their lifespan. Dr. Renner’s current research interests focus on optimizing total joint replacement outcomes and developing models to assess and mitigate sports injury risk and return to sport criteria after injury. She earned her bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University and her PhD - also in Biomedical Engineering - from Virginia Tech University.