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Dr. Jim HokansonMarquette University

Medical College of Wisconsin

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 702-5935Google Scholar
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Engineering


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Professional Preparation

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014–2019, Duke University
  • Ph.D., 2014, Biomedical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
  • B.S., 2006, Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering (dual-degree with honors),  Washington University in St. Louis

Research Interests

  • Urologic function/dysfunction
  • Electrical stimulation/neuromodulation therapies
  • Signal processing and machine learning
  • Clinical diagnostics
  • Autonomic nervous system and organ physiology
  • Neural engineering

Recent Publications


Active Grant Funding

  • Principal Investigator, “Predicting Urinary Continence Status with Sacral Neuromodulation and Botulinum Toxin Treatments” NIH K01DK121866, Sept. 2020–Aug. 2023 ($530,231)
  • Co-Investigator, “Advancing the Measurement and Classification of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction” NIH U01DK097780-06, September 2019August 2024 ($2,474,900), PIs: Cindy Amundsen, Kevin Weinfurt

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