Thursday, 26 March, 2020
The Physical Therapy Program in the Doisy College of Health Sciences will present Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley, Ph.D., as its 2020 Irma Ruebling Distinguised Speaker at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, in the Allied Health Professions Building.
Stevens-Lapsley will present, “Building a Research Program: The View is Different from the Inside.”
About the Speaker
Stevens-Lapsley is professor and director of the rehabilitation science doctoral program in the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Center. She focuses on identifying, integrating and advancing innovative evidence-based medicine solutions for older adult rehabilitation through highly effective research methods and partnerships. She has 20 years of clinical research experience in patients after joint arthroplasty, and more recently, medically complex patient populations.
Her research ranges from understanding the mechanisms of skeletal muscle dysfunction to studies of implementation of best rehabilitation practices in post-acute care settings. More specifically,her research includes the evaluation of pragmatic interventions in medically complex patient populations and health services research to understanding how rehabilitation services impact hospitalization rates and functional performance.
Her clinical research has resulted in more than 100 publications, national and international speaking invitations, and awards such as the Marian Williams Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
Over the past decade, she has received over $14 million dollars to support her clinical research.
For more information about the lecture, contact the program.