Jennifer Wallace Valdes, PT

Title: Physical Therapist

Organization: CureDuchenne Physical Therapy Program

Bio: Jennifer Wallace Valdes draws from 17 years of experience in pediatrics and with an emphasis in the muscular dystrophy population. She has been invited to present current treatment topics and advances at Duchenne conferences, Academy of Pediatric PT Annual conference and has taught continuing education to healthcare professionals since 2009. She is the owner of Duchenne Therapy Network, a private PT business and Physical Therapy Director at CureDuchenne Cares. She continues to practice and provide evaluation, treatment and consultations for those with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy.


This panel discusses mental and physical fitness in individuals with Duchenne.

Tom McNalley, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

University of California San Francisco Benioff's Children's Hospitals

Missy Dixon, MS, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Divisions of Pediatric Neurology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

University of Utah

Jennifer Wallace Valdes, PT

Physical Therapist

CureDuchenne Physical Therapy Program

Paige Lembeck, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist  

Yale Child Study Center