The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago welcomes four new residents, Shenan Hoppe-Ludwig, Jed Newhardt, Tony Goldenstein and Kathryn Johnson, CP.
Hoppe-Ludwig completed the orthotics and prosthetics practitioner programs at the Northwestern University Prosthetics Orthotics Center (NUPOC) and her orthotic residency at MD Orthotic & Prosthetic Labs in Brooksfield, Ill. In 2011, Hoppe-Ludwig volunteered with the Range of Motion Project in Zacapa, Guatemala, and volunteered with the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) team, gaining experience in patient care and through physician led amputee clinics. She also served as a program assistant at NUPOC in 2012. She joins RIC as a resident prosthetist.
Newhardt joins RIC as a resident prosthetist. He received his Bachelor’s degree in prosthetics and orthotics from the University of Washington and gained clinical experience at the Center for Prosthetics and Orthotics, University of Washington Prosthetics and Orthotics Clinic, American Artificial Limb Co. and the Shriners Hospital for Children.
Goldenstein completed the orthotics and prosthetics programs at NUPOC. With valuable experience as a volunteer at Gillette Children’s Specialty Hospital in St. Paul, Minn., he joins RIC as an orthotist resident.
Johnson completed the prosthetics and orthotics practitioner programs at NUPOC and her prosthetics residency at the University of Michigan Orthotics and Prosthetics Center, followed by a prosthetic research fellowship. Her work was published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry and the Journal of Molecular Structure. With several years of research experience, Johnson joins RIC as an orthotist resident.