Megan Kamachi

Megan is a Technical Research Assistant for the Engineering Health team at TRI. She has been a member of the team since May 2017 and her background is in biomedical engineering. Megan has contributed to multiple projects and completed her Master of Applied Science degree from the University of Toronto since she began. Her main research and thesis for her MASc, focused on reducing the risk of low-back injuries amongst home caregivers and personal support workers. This research involved the design and implementation of a wearable device, PostureCoach, that could provide biofeedback, and a two-day training intervention. She is currently working on coordinating a field study to bring PostureCoach closer to commercialization.

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