Jodi is a Research Area Specialist Associate in the Michigan Medicine's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Ms. Kreschmer is a member of the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (AACIL) advisory board. Her research focuses on the gynecologic and reproductive health of women with physical disabilities, and reducing sedentary behavior for individuals with cerebral palsy under the direction of principal investigators Claire Kalpakjian and Mark Peterson. Ms. Kreschmer graduated in the spring of 2013 with a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan with a concentration in interpersonal practice and health, and a minor in community organization. She assists fellows with an interest in learning about how research needs to be adapted based on the functional limitations and life style adaptations due to disability.