Exercise training for cardiovascular disease and heart failure; Exercise training for diabetes and hypertension; Weight loss effects through diet and exercise on body composition and CV health; Exercise for cancer patients; Increasing physical activity in the community
Dr. Kerry J. Stewart is a Professor of Medicine in the Cardiology division and is the Director of Clinical and Research Exercise Physiology. He studies exercise training for cardiovascular disease and heart failure, exercise training for diabetes and hypertension, weight loss effects through diet and exercise on body composition and CV health, exercise for cancer patients and increasing physical activity in the community.
Dr. Stewart holds a bachelors degree from Brooklyn College and an EdD from Columbia University in Applied Physiology. He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association, the American College of Sports Medicine, and a Master Fellow of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Dr. Stewart was the President of AACVPR from 2000 to 2001, and was given their Award of Excellence in 2009.