Medical Facilities of America is dedicated to our students’ success and wants to highlight students for their efforts. MFA has selected Nicholas Walker as the Student of the Month for November.
Name: Nicholas Walker
Hometown: Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Undergraduate degree and school: Bachelors in Exercise Science from Liberty University
What sparked your interest in physical therapy?
After going through a year of UCL replacement surgery and rehab, I realized I wanted to have a career in physical therapy.
What’s the most exciting part of the DPT program?
The most exciting part of the program is getting to constantly learn something new, every single day. The science behind physical therapy is fascinating to me.
What do you hope to do with your degree?
Right now, I am unsure of what my exact area of practice will be — but I hope to practice physical therapy with many different types of patients, rather than with just one specific patient population.
What are some of your hobbies?
My hobbies include reading, working out, and anything to do with sports in general.
What is your favorite quote?
“Rome was not built in one day.” – John Heywood
Anything else you’d like to share?
I once lived with a family in Canada for a few months, and I had the opportunity to play baseball there.