Marjorie King is an Clinical Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Director in the Department of Physical Therapy & Kinesiology at UMass Lowell.

Marjorie King, Ph.D., ATC, PT, FACSM

Clinical Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Director

Physical Therapy & Kinesiology
Weed Hall, 2nd floor


Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation


  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Sports Medicine, Ph.D. January 2003
  • Plymouth State University, Personal and Organizational Wellness (concentration: Personal Approaches to Transformation and Healing), M.A. 2017
  • Oregon State University, Corvallis 1997-98, course work in Sports Medicine
  • Simmons College, Boston, 1986 B.S. Physical Therapy, Cum Laude
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1982 M.S. Exercise Science
  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, 1978 B.S. Medical Technology, Cum Laude Summer 1976
  • University of Madrid, Spain - minor in Spanish


Marjorie King, Ph.D, ATC, PT, FACSM is currently the Program Director for the Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. She was a former faculty member in the Physical Therapy Department at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH. She is the immediate past Director of the athletic training graduate education program also at Plymouth State.

King holds degrees from the University of New Hampshire, Simmons College, the University of Massachusetts and she received her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. Her more than 35 years of clinical experience in sports medicine and outpatient orthopedics have been marked by excellence. That excellence has made her a sought-after lecturer and has resulted in her recognition as a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award recipient, and her induction into both the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association and the National Athletic Trainers Association Halls of Fame.

She is a founding member and currently a member of the Board of Directors, of the New Hampshire Musculoskeletal Institute, a non-profit organization promoting and providing a safe sports environment for athletes ( King serves as chair of the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Research Committee and as the Clinical Journal Editor for the Journal of Athletic Training. To compliment her work in sports medicine and to expand her approach to patient care, Marjorie has pursed and completed academic work through the Chopra Center and is currently holds a Perfect Health Instructor certification from the Chopra Center. She completed additional masters work finishing an M.A. in Personal and Organizational Wellness with a concentration in Personal Approaches to Transformation and Healing Spring 2017.

She also holds Level 3 certification from the Professional Ski Instructors of America and has served as the Director of Athletic Performance for the Attitash Alpine Educational Foundation since 2018.