University of Colorado & VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System
Dr. Stevens-Lapsley is a Professor and Director of the Rehabilitation Science PhD Program in the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center. She is focused 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 with osteoarthritis planning 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 including skilled nursing facilities and home health. More specifically, her research has focused on pragmatic interventions in medically complex patient populations to understanding how rehabilitation services impact hospitalization rates and functional performance. Over the past decade, she has received numerous awards and over $14 million dollars to support her clinical research.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM EST