Dr. Molly Harkins grew up in Pittsburgh, PA where she was a multi-sport athlete, eventually deciding to join the rowing team at Duquesne University during her undergraduate years. While at Duquesne, she completed her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training. Molly completed a full season Athletic Training internship with the Pittsburgh Steelers, an experience which confirmed her commitment to pursue a career in sports medicine and physical therapy. Molly earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2022 from Washington University in St. Louis.
During her graduate studies, Molly worked with athletes as an athletic trainer and through clinical experiences. Outside the classroom, Molly enjoyed volunteering with a community organization that provided children with disabilities the opportunity to participate in a variety of sporting events and competitions. Through her experience, Molly has developed the capability and passion for assisting all individuals with achieving their rehabilitation or performance goals. Molly’s current clinical interests are in the areas of return to sport following lower extremity injury, manual therapy techniques, as well as integrating rehabilitation with sports performance and strength and conditioning.