Millions of people live with arthritis...Lynn Millar, professor of Physical Therapy at Andrews University joins Melanie to discuss what people living with arthritis should do to help ease the suffering!
Audrey Lynn Millar is a professor of Physical Therapy at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. Prior to joining the program in 1990, she was an assistant professor of PT in Texas.
Born in Grand Rapids, MI, Lynn received her Bachelor of Science at the University of Utah in 1977, following which she completed her Masters of Science and PhD at Arizona State University (1979 and 1985, respectively), with an emphasis on Exercise Physiology. She completed her MSPT at Andrews University in 1992.
Her research and publications have addressed exercise with individuals with mental retardation, urinary incontinence, as well as shoulder rehabilitation. In 2003 she authored a book, Action Plan for Arthritis, which was endorsed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and has authored several book chapters since then. Lynn has been active with the ACSM, having served in many capacities for the Midwest ACSM, including serving as President, and on the national Communications and Public Relations Committee for more than 10 years. She has participated in the Michigan Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association on the Research Committee and on the Board of Directors.
Melanie Cole, M.S.