Dr. Lori Maria Walton, Ph.D., DPT, MScPT, MPH(s) is a Full Professor at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania, USA. Dr. Walton's educational experience from Creighton University and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, in the USA, have guided her toward an emphasis on social justice issues and a life-work passion for working in global health physiotherapy, with vulnerable populations of women and children. Dr. Walton's research is focused on the neurological adaptations of stress on cognition and the impact of physical activity, sleep quality, and stress on health outcomes for vulnerable populations of women and children. Dr. Walton has published over forty-five peer reviewed journal articles in top journals and has presented In over 150 invited conferences across the world. She is a member of Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society for International Scholars and has developed long term research collaborations in several international locations, as well as an active agenda for the refugee population in the USA. She is a strong advocate, scholar, and volunteer for resilience based rehabilitation programs with vulnerable populations. Dr Walton's primary passion is volunteering her services at Center for Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed (CRP-Bangladesh) and Bangladeshi Health Professions Institute.