Kari Krogh completed a Ph.D. in Psychology and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council postdoctoral fellowship before holding a professorship in Disability Studies concurrent with a Senior Research Fellowship with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. She then acquired a severe disability and started a long journey to restore physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.
Dr. Krogh is the co-founder of EcoWisdom Forest Preserve where a team provides evidence-based nature mindfulness programming. This has been used as a form of peer support to foster wellbeing and resiliency for people living with disability/ complex chronic illness. The health benefits of this programming attracts grants and is currently being documented by a team of Forest Medicine Shinrin-Yoku researchers.