Kari Ashmont, PhD Health Program Specialist

Kari Ashmont is a Health Program Specialist at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She helps to manage translational device awards at NINDS, as well as those in the trans-NIH Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. She is also involved with the Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions (SPARC) program. Prior to joining the NINDS, Dr. Ashmont was a postdoctoral fellow at Phoenix Children’s Hospital where her work focused on using engineering approaches and cutting edge technology to improve clinical care and diagnostics, particularly in pediatric epilepsy and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Ashmont received her B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Biology from Clarkson University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Arizona State University.

Rockville, MD