Yohali Burrola-Mendez Graduate Student

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Biography

A Yohali Burrola Méndez is a graduate researcher at the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP). Yohali received her Master of Science in Health with concentration Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh and earned her degree in Physical Therapy in Mexico. She has experience delivering WHO Wheelchair Service Training Packages in El Salvador, Nicaragua, the Philippines, USA, and Mexico. Yohali's research interests include the development and implementation of educational programs in assistive technology for less-resourced settings. She was awarded a four-year fellowship from The National Council on Science and Technology (CONACYT) to develop a wheelchair service training project in Mexico. Yohali is currently working towards her PhD in Rehabilitation Science & Technology at University of Pittsburgh.