Office: 172-B Florida Gym, PO Box 118205
Gainesville, FL 32611
Johanna McCracken graduated from the University of Florida in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Physiology & Kinesiology. Her research background has involved investigating health disparities as an Undergraduate Research Assistant at UFs Health Psychology Lab and investigating regions of interest on brain images of subjects with Parkinson’s disease and Dystonia as an Undergraduate Research Assistant in the Laboratory for Rehabilitation Neuroscience. She was also very involved with other department activities through Inclusive Fitness and Unified Sports (IFUS) as well as in the community through the Dream Team in UF Health’s Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.
Currently, Johanna is a Study Coordinator for multiple studies in the Laboratory for Rehabilitation Neuroscience. She primarily manages the Image Parkinson’s Disease Progression study, which is a longitudinal drug intervention study investigating the potential disease slowing effect of rasagiline on certain biomarkers in the brain. She also assists with studies of Functional and Structural Imaging and Motor Control in Movement Disorders, Dysmetria and Motor Function in Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Motor Control and Pain, and the Consortium for Diagnostic Algorithm with Novel Markers in Early Alzheimer’s Disease.