Lori WaltonTitle: Research Coordinator
Office Location: Physical Therapy Building 146
Phone: (269) 471-3588
MPH Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins University (2016)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Nova Southeastern University (2012)
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Creighton University (2005)
MS Physical Therapy/BS in Anatomy & Physiology
Andrews University (1995/1993)
Dr. Lori Maria Walton graduated from the Andrews University physical therapy program 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 Epidemiology & Biostatistics. 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 9 years of experience in teaching and research and 19 years of experience as a clinical physical therapist. 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 work in the local region on a weekly basis and international volunteer work for vulnerable populations across the world.
Lori’s first love and the delight of her soul are her three sons.. Harun, Kashif, and Cyrus.
“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