Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley, PT, PhD, FAPTA

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Director, Rehabilitation Science PhD Program, Physical Therapy Program

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 also the Associate Director for Research for the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center within the Eastern Colorado Healthcare System. 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 including patients after joint arthroplasty and medically complex patient populations. 

Dr. Stevens-Lapsley is a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association, and her clinical research has resulted in numerous publications (150+), national and international speaking invitations, and awards such as the Marian Williams Award for Research from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Over the past 15 years, she has received over $20 million dollars to support her clinical research.