Heather King, DScPT

Assistant Professor, PT Programs


San Marcos, CA


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Manual Therapy
Sports Medicine


Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy, Andrews University
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences, Queen's University

Research Interests

Telehealth service delivery
Women's Health - Peri Post Menopause
Cultural sensitive - Intervention design to optimize physical activity post total knee arthroplasty

Dr. Heather King began her physical therapy career at the University of Toronto after completing her Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences from Queen’s University. She completed a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy from Andrews University in 2016.

Dr. King specializes in orthopedics, receiving a Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Therapy. She is also a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manual Physical Therapists. She holds a Sports Physical Therapy certification and was a member of the host medical teams in the Vancouver 2010 and London 2012 Olympics.

With clinical, teaching and leadership positions across the globe, Dr. King has further developed her teaching skills and holds a teaching diploma in adult education and hybrid education.