Mahlon K. Stewart, PT, DPT, GCS


 

Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at CUMC
Co-Director, Clinical Education

ms2952@cumc.columbia.edu

Education

DSc in progress, Health Sciences, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
DPT, Physical Therapy, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
BA, Art History, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

Bio

Dr. Stewart is a 2008 graduate of the Program and a board certified specialist in geriatric physical therapy. His clinical experience is in acute inpatient rehabilitation treating medically complex adults with neurological and orthopaedic conditions. His present practice focuses on treating older adults at home and in the community, and he is President of Neighbor2Neighbor in Greenwich Village, Inc., a grass-roots non-profit organization dedicated to supporting seniors age with dignity in their own homes and neighborhood.

Dr. Stewart is presently pursuing a Doctor of Science degree in Health Science with a concentration in Health Promotion and Wellness. His research interests lie in investigating community-based solutions to support aging in place, and strategies to promote health and wellness in older adults.

Professional Expertise

Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation
Outpatient care in the home and the community
Credentialed Clinical Instructor

Honors and Awards

APTA Mary McMillan Scholarship Award
Geriatric Certified Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists

Service

President, Neighbor2Neighbor in Greenwich Village, Inc.

Research Interests

Aging in cities
Sustainable solutions for aging in place
Prevention & wellness programs for older adults

Teaching Responsibilities

Clinical Education Seminars I, II, III, and IV
Clinical Education I and II
Internship
Physical Therapy Procedures

Scholarly Productivity

Stewart, M., & Unger, I. (2013). Expanding the horizons of brain tumor rehabilitation. Brain Tumour, 4, 26-27.

Krasinski, D., Frey, R., Stewart, M., Carotenuto, J., Vorst, L. V., Dunaway, S., . . . Vitale, M. (2008). Short-term Activity Outcomes following Orthopaedic Surgery in Children with Neurological Impairment. Poster presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Nashville, TN.

Stewart, M. (2005). Reclaiming our Hearts. In P. C. Hoy, D. A. Forrest, & A. McKenzie (Eds.), Mercer Street 2004-2005: a collection of essays from the expository writing program (pp. 79-81). New York, NY: New York University.

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