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Meet the Editor

Carole B. Lewis, P.T., D.P.T., G.T.C., G.C.S., M.S.G., M.P.A., Ph.D., FAPTA
Editor in Chief
Carole B. Lewis is well known as a leader and advocate in the field of geriatric rehabilitation. She wrote the first textbook published in the field of geriatric rehabilitation. Dr. Lewis currently works with patients in the home and outpatient setting, conducts clinical research and publishes monthly for ADVANCE for Physical Therapists. 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 assessments, treatment, techniques, 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 full 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 Rehabilitation, Decade of Articles, 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. Her pursuit of the latest clinical information led her to the position of editor for the journal Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. Dr. Lewis combines her clinical and consultative experiences in outpatient clinics, hospitals, home health agencies, and long-term care facilities to gather practical, immediately useful techniques for health professionals who work with aging adults.

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Upcoming Issues
  • Therapeutic Exercise - 30.2
  • Resilience - 30.3
  • Effects of Exercise on Older Adults - 30.4
  • Complex Rehabilitation Technologies - 31.1
  • Knee Osteoarthritis - 31.2
  • Manual Therapy and Geriatrics - 31.3
  • Oncology - 31.4
  • The Aging Athlete - 32.1
  • Nutrition and Chronic Illness - 32.2