Headshot Faculty Jeff Williams

Jeff Williams, DPT

Assistant Professor of Health Science
864.977.2189
jeffrey.williams@ngu.edu
Unit: Health Science
Location: Tigerville, SC

"Can’t wait to be a part of the chapter God is going to write of your story here."
  • Teaching & Education

    You will learn with me when taking courses in Exercise and Rehab Sciences.

    Degrees

    • B.S. Health Science, North Greenville University
    • D.P.T., The Medical University of South Carolina
  • Professional Experience

    My experience includes seven years as a Physical Therapist in Sports and Orthopedics in SC. I have been teaching at the university level since 2013.

  • Articles Published

    Williams J.S. (2017 October) Ankle Mobility: Improving Performance from the ground up. Athlete Development Research Digest. 2 (14), 11-12.

  • Awards Received

    2019-2020 – BCM Wade Faculty and Staff of the Year

  • My Network

    I will gladly involve you in my circle that includes both the healthcare and fitness/strength and conditioning industries in the upstate Being part of membership bodies at the national and state levels in those fields has opened opportunities for our students for shadowing, internship, and job opportunities in health science related fields.

  • My Story

    I knew I wanted to become a Physical Therapist in middle school. After my little cousin was hit by a car on his bike and was in a coma for several months, he was told he would never walk again. I witnessed his rehab and was inspired to assist people in returning to their normal routines and activities. I wanted to make a positive change in people’s lives and improve their quality of life. After graduating school and working full time in the clinic, there was a need at my alma mater (NGU) to teach and I saw it as an opportunity to serve those with similar dreams as I had. I taught part time and worked in the clinic full time for a semester to get my feet wet and fell in love with teaching. I have been teaching now since 2013 and continue to practice physical therapy part time.

    I have been married to my wife Jenny since 2011 and we have 2 boys, Elijah and Micah. Outside of teaching, I love to surf, fish, hunt, mountain bike, basically anything outdoors.

    Favorite Course to Teach:

    Kinesiology. We were made to move. I love studying how movement happens, what happens when movement breaks down, and how to help others move and perform better. I am have seen time and again how the huge impact this can have on someone’s quality of life and am blessed to be able to teach this to students.

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