About Lori Maria Walton
Dr. Lori Maria Walton graduated from Andrews University physical therapy program (MSPT) in 1995, completed a clinical doctorate from Creighton University in 2005 and a PhD from NSU in fall 2012. She is currently pursuing a MPH with emphasis in Maternal and Fetal Health & Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Walton’s research is focused on international maternal and fetal health programs, specifically in Southeast Asia and the Middle East. She has published over fifteen peer reviewed journal articles and has presented at state, national, and international conferences on the subject of obstetrics and gynecology in physical therapy.
Dr. Walton has over 12 years of experience in teaching and research and 22 years of experience as a Doctor of Physical Therapy practitioner. She is a member of Phi Beta Delta, honor society for international scholars, since 2010 and has developed research collaborations in several international locations. She is a member of the International Spinal Cord Injury Association and American Physical Therapy Association, a Board Member for Hope Foundation for Women and Children of Bangladesh, and a Consult for the Center of Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed in Dhaka, Savar, Bangladesh (www.crp-bangladesh.org). She currently participates in pro bono physical therapy international volunteer work for vulnerable populations across the world.
“Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself” – Khalil Gibran