Dr. Stevens received her BS in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University. She subsequently completed an MS in Physical Therapy, with emphasis in the area of orthopedics at Northwestern University. Her graduate studies focused on issues related to the foot and ankle, and shoulder girdle. She has published in the American Journal of Podiatric Association and presented at national American Physical Therapy Association meetings. Dr. Stevens is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association. Her clinical practice has been primarily in orthopedics, and she continues to practice in an outpatient orthopedic setting. Dr. Stevens has attended numerous continuing education courses and national meetings. She has received four teaching awards during her extensive academic career.