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James S. Huddleston, P.T., M.S., D.P.T.

James S. Huddleston, P.T., M.S., D.P.T.

Associate Professor of Practice, Physical Therapy

James S. Huddleston, P.T., M.S., D.P.T.


Dr. Huddleston has a strong background in physical rehabilitation, cardiac wellness and lifestyle behavior change. Through many years of clinical experience in traditional physical therapy settings, most recently the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, as well as mind-body medicine at The Benson Henry Institute for Mind/Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, he has a professional interest in both restorative and wellness centered patient care. Dr. Huddleston is the author of several book chapters on exercise, and health promotion and wellness.


  • B.S. University of New Hampshire
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Physical Therapy University of Pennsylvania
  • M.S. University of New Hampshire
  • D.P.T Simmons College

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Casey, A., Chang, B., Huddleston, J., et al. A Model for Integrating a Mind/Body Approach to Cardiac Rehabilitation: Outcomes and Correlators. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention 29 (4): 230 — 238, 2009.
  • Welty, F.K., Stuart, E., O'Meara, M., Huddleston, J. Effect of Addition of Exercise to Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes Diet in Enabling Women and Men With Coronary Heart Disease to Reach Adult Treatment Panel III Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Goal Without Lowering High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol. The American Journal of Cardiology 89:1201-1204, 2002.