Deborah Watson

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Deborah Watson is a Ph.D. student in the exercise science program. Originally from Connecticut, Deborah earned her Bachelor's in Business with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies from Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania. She later earned a doctorate degree in physical therapy from University of St. Augustine.

During her career as a physical therapist, she worked with patients in long-term care facilities, short-term rehabilitation, hospitals, school setting, and outpatient clinics. Her research interests include motor behavior of the elderly population, and Parkinson’s Disease.

After completing her Ph.D., Deborah plans to pursue a career in research and academia.