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Janelle Cross

Assistant Professor

Janelle Cross
Clinical Specialty
Orthopaedic Biomechanics Research
Sports Medicine Center
8700 W. Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226


Janelle Cross received her doctorate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University with a Rehabilitation Biomechanics specialization. Her dissertation work focused on developing a biplanar fluoroscopic system for analyzing in vivo and ankle kinematics during gait. As a graduate student, she also had been working with MCW and the Sports Medicine Department assisting with pitching analysis for the Brewers.

Janelle is originally from Iowa where she attended the University of Iowa for her Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering. She then attended Barry University in Miami, FL for her Master’s in Movement Science, with a concentration in Sports Biomechanics. Her thesis focus was on female collegiate athletes and their risk of lower extremity injuries.