Dr. Chandi Edmonds is assistant professor and director of clinical education in the Physical Therapy and Human Movement Science department at Feinberg School of Medicine. She has spent 15 years as a clinician in the field of physical therapy and has worked in various settings across the Chicagoland area. Her medical experience includes adult and pediatric acute care, outpatient, trauma/burn care, home health and Pilates-based rehabilitation. Based on her work within the African American and Hispanic communities, her scholarship focus is currently centered around health and wellness, specifically with obesity in childhood and adolescent populations. After spending extensive time with patients, families and community members, she has developed an interest in health equity and is committed to serving as a bridge between health care and the public by imparting accurate knowledge of health and wellness for all ages and populations.