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Carole B. Lewis,PT, DPT, GCS, GTC, MPA, MSG, PhD, FSOAE, FAP

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Carole Lewis, PT, DPT, GCS, GTC, MPA, MSG, PhD, FSOAE, FAPTA is well known as a maverick and advocate in the field of geriatric rehabilitation. She wrote the first textbook published in the field of geriatric rehabilitation. Dr. Lewis currently practices, and has served as editor-in-chief of the award-winning journal Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation for over 30 years. Her popular lecture series has grown and evolved through the years. Each year her courses are completely updated and restructured to reflect current trends in practice and the newest medical research. Her seminar emphasizes scientifically based examination and interventions and protocols while being extremely relevant to the daily practice of rehabilitation of older adults. As the Founder and President of Premier Physical Therapy, Dr. Lewis continues to work in a clinical capacity. Additionally, she is an adjunct professor at the George Washington University College of Medicine. Her dedication to the profession has motivated her to author over 21 textbooks on aging (Geriatric Physical Therapy, Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment of the Geriatric Patient, Aging: the Health Care Challenge, The Functional Toolbox I & II, Improving Mobility for Older Persons, etc.) as well as over 200 articles on age related topics. Dr. Lewis combines her clinical and consultative experiences in outpatient clinics, hospitals, home health agencies, and long-term care facilities to present practical, immediately useful techniques for health professionals who work with older adults. Dr. Carole Lewis is also a recent recipient of the Mary McMillan Lecture Award, the highest honor in the American Physical Therapy Association.