Wendy King, PT
Associate Professor of Neurology
OSU Appointment: 1978
Background: Ms. King is currently Associate Professor of Neurology at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She did her undergraduate work at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and her graduate work at The Ohio State University. She has been in the Division of Neuromuscular Diseases at The Ohio State University since 1978. She is a physical therapy consultant for the Muscular Dystrophy Clinic and the ALS clinic at OSU.
Originally from Bay Village, Ohio, Ms. King received her BA from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio in 1970 and her post baccalaureate degree in physical therapy from The Ohio State University in 1974. She has been a staff physical therapist at Children’s Hospital in Columbus and was recruited to help form the first pediatric unit at Dodd Hall, OSU’s nationally recognized rehabilitation hospital. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Academy of Neurology.
Research Interests: Ms. King has co-authored numerous articles in the neuromuscular field. She has extensive experience as an evaluator in clinical research trials of Duchenne, facioscapulohumeral, and limb girdle muscular dystrophies, motor neuron diseases including ALS, Kennedy’s disease and spinal muscular atrophy, peripheral neuropathies (Charcot MarieTooth, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy), inflammatory myopathies (inclusion body myositis, dermatomyositis) and myasthenia gravis. Her particular interests include documenting the natural history of neuromuscular diseases, the methodologies of strength and functional testing, and training health professionals in the same.
Appointment Phone: (614) 293-4969
Fax: (614) 293-6111
395 W. 12th Ave, 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43210