Physical Therapy Department

Walter Jenkins

PT, DHS, ATC

Biography

Before Nazareth, he was a faculty member and administrator for 21 years at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. During his tenure at ECU, he was active in teaching and curriculum development, administration, and service with the university, college, graduate school, and the department.

Jenkins' research focus is epidemiology and prevention of athletic injury.

He has continued to be clinically active throughout his academic career by serving as a physical therapy consultant to university athletic programs at several universities. He has been very active in the American Physical Therapy Association’s Sports Physical Therapy Section and is serving as section president from 2016-2019. He has also served on several committees within the National Athletic Trainers Association.

Honors

APTA Sports Physical Therapy Section’s Ron Peyton Award, 2010

Inducted into the Sports Section Hall of Fame for Lifetime Achievement, 2012