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Glenda Watkins

Glenda L. Watkins, OTD, OTR/L, NASM-PES

Assistant Professor

Email: watkinsgl@vcu.edu

Professional Interests:

  • Special Education Transition Services and Community Engagement
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Group Dynamics
  • Holistic Health and Fitness: Sleep, Mental Readiness and Performance


  • 2021: PP-OTD in Occupational Therapy, Shenandoah University
  • 2013: MSOT in Occupational Therapy, Shenandoah University
  • 2008: M.S. in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, California University of Pennsylvania
  • 1997: B.S. in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism (Therapeutics), Virginia Commonwealth University

Certifications and Licensure:

  • Virginia Occupational Therapy License
  • National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine Performance Enhancement Specialist