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Resources : Podcasts

Resources: Podcasts

About Kerry J. Stewart, Ed.D

Kerry J. Stewart, Ed.D. is Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore MD; and Director, Johns Hopkins Clinical and Research Exercise Physiology, which encompasses the cardiac rehabilitation and clinical exercise physiology programs at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Stewart is a Fellow of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), the American College of Sports Medicine, and the Society of Geriatric Cardiology. He is an exercise physiologist with clinical and research experience in the area of exercise testing and training of patients with chronic diseases including hypertension, coronary disease, diabetes, peripheral arterial disease, obesity, and cancer, and coronary risk factor assessment and modification in children and younger and older adults. He has published extensively on the role of exercise training in high-risk populations and lectures widely on this topic.

Dr. Stewart was a contributing author to the guidelines for resistance training for the Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation published by AACVPR, and for exercise training and testing for peripheral artery disease for the American College of Sports Medicine Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. He is on the writing committees for the American Heart Association’s scientific position statements for cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention and for resistance training in individuals with and without heart disease. Dr. Stewart’s term on the Board of Directors for the Vascular Disease Foundation is from 2001 to 2007. Dr. Stewart is also a Past President (2001-2002) of AACVPR.