Kelly Van Schouwen has been conducting clinical research since 2012. She received a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering in 2001 and a Master of Science in Biomechanics in 2012, both from the University of Texas at Austin. She began her research career at LDR Spine working on an investigational device exemption trial for a cervical disc replacement. While Clinical Research Manager at LDR, she coordinated the efforts to complete peer reviewed publications, and dozens of international conference presentations.
Kelly joined the Spine Institute of Louisiana in 2015, where she assists with multiple post market clinical trials, and continues to focus on publishing results of clinical trials. Due to her efforts, SIL authors multiple peer reviewed journal articles each to report the results of these clinical trials. These results are also accepted and presented at national and international conferences, several being awarded as best paper of the conference.
Kelly maintains certification as a Clinical Professional from the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. She is a current member of International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery, North American Spine Society, Academy of Clinical Research Professionals, and Society Clinical Research Sites.
Kelly is passionate about bringing new/advanced technology to those that need it. Outside of work, she enjoys running, hiking, kickboxing and creating stained glass art. She spends as much time as possible with her family, including her husband Brad, and dog Jake.