Faculty Details


Cara L. Lewis, PT, PhD

Boston University
Cara Lewis received her B.S. from the University of Notre Dame, and her M.S. in Physical Therapy and Ph.D. in Movement Science from Washington University in St. Louis. After four years of clinical practice and a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan, Dr. Lewis joined the faculty at Boston University’s College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. She is a Peter Paul Career Development Professor and Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Sciences, Health Sciences, and Medicine. Dr. Lewis uses biomechanical tools to investigate clinically relevant research questions. Her current work focuses on the mechanics of hip pain and developing interventions to reduce hip pain in young and middle-aged adults. She is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on a Career Development Award. She has also be funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

14:05 - 14:25
Elizabethan: Physiotherapy Program Biomechanical Implications about the Hip
Why task matters: how small movement modifications make big differences