Primary Faculty

RESTORE Team Director

Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley

Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley PT, PhD, FAPTA

Professor, Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program Director

Physical Therapy (SOM)

CV: Stevens-Lapsley CV March 2022

Michael Bade

Michael Bade PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT

Associate Professor
  • Physical Therapy (SOM)

  • Co-Director, Restore Research Group

Areas of Expertise

Orthopaedic manual physical therapy; rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty

Education, Licensure & Certifications

Regis University, Denver, CO
DPT in Physical Therapy, 2014

University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
PhD in Clinical Science, 2012 

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
MPT in Physical Therapy, 2005

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
BA in Molecular Biology, 1998

Licensure Information/Registration Number
Colorado #PTL.0009977

APTA Certified Clinical Instructor, 2007- Present
Certified Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapist, 2007- Present
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, 2009-Present
Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, 2014-Present



APTA Rose Excellence in Research Award from the APTA Orthopaedics Section for the article Home-Health-Care Physical Therapy Improves Early Functional Recovery of Medicare Beneficiaries After Total Knee Arthroplasty, 2020

APTA Margaret L. Moore Award Nominee, 2015

Outstanding PhD Student in Clinical Investigation Award, 2008

Duke University Health System Shining Star Award, 2006

APTA Mary McMillan Award, 2005

Medical Alumni Loyalty Award – University of North Carolina, 2004

North Carolina Physical Therapy Association Scholarship, 2004

Sharp Memorial Auxiliary Scholarship, 2003

University Merit Assistantship Award – University of North Carolina, 2003

Summa Cum Laude Honors - University of Colorado, 1998

Doctoral of Physical Therapy (DPT) Students

Sebastian Brothers

Laura Durkee

Aaron Gann

Javier Gonzalez Plazola

Barbara Goodhart

Ellie Grupenhoff

Jessica Juan

Christina Kennedy

Adriana Maldonado

Arianna Odom

Christine Samuelsen

Ashrita Satchidanand

Peter Thomsen

Melissa Tran

Post-Doctoral Trainees

Katherine Seidler, PT, DPT, MSCI
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-present

Emma Beisheim-Ryan, PT, DPT, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-present

Alex Garbin, PT, DPT, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-present

Laura Churchill, PT, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-present

Maegan Olivos, PT, DPT, MPH, GCS
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2020-present

Katie Butera, PT, DPT, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2020-present

Jacob Capin, PT, DPT, PhD, MS
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2019-2021
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Marquette University

Jesse Christensen, DPT, PhD, MS
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017-2019
Current Position: Salt Lake City VAMC, Assistant Professor, U. Utah

Victor Cheuy, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015-2018
Current Position: Assistant Professor, U. of California San Francisco

Roger Paxton, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2017
Current Position: Research Fellow, U. of Colorado Children's Hospital

Joshua Winters, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012-2014
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky

Abbey Thomas, PhD, ATC
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010-2012
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina


Lauren Hinrichs, Research Assistant

Eliza Biondi, Research Services Professional (Also affiliated with Cory Christiansen's Interdisciplinary Movement Lab)

Meghan Connors, Research Services Entry Professional

Duylam Nguyen, Research Services Entry Professional

Rebecca Altic, PT, DPT, Research Services Professional

Deborah Currier, M.Ed, PTA, LMT, Research Services Professional

Maggie Givan, MA, Research Services Professional

Cynthia Huang, Research Services Professional

Danielle Derlein, Research Services Senior Professional

Dennis Hansen, PT, MBA, Research Services Senior Professional

Amy Peters, M.Sc, Research Services Senior Professional

Renee Rudys-Shapard, Research Services Senior Professional

Kristine Hare, Temporary (Researcher)