Tina Jenkins, PT, OTR/L, is a physical and occupational therapist who joined the Vereen Center staff in 2015 after spending almost twenty years with the Phoebe-Worth Medical Center. As part of the Vereen Team, Tina will be working with both inpatient and outpatient cases for physical and occupational therapy.
Tina brings a wealth of experience to the Vereen Team. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1982. Continuing her education at Belmont University, Tina earned her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy there in 2004. When asked what she enjoyed most about working in physical and occupational therapy, Tina replied: “The rehabilitation profession gives me an opportunity to let a little love shine through on a daily basis.” One of the current topics in rehabilitation that interests her most is helping individuals to age well and be healthy for life.
Originally from South Carolina, Tina is married to Butch Jenkins who is also a physical therapist. They have three children – Johnathan works in financial information systems, Savannah is pursuing a DPT in physical therapy at the University of St. Augustine (FL), and William Hunter is a freshman soccer player at the University of Charleston (WV). Tina and Butch reside in Sumner and enjoying farming, hiking, biking, and traveling in their free time together.
Listen to Tina tell her story below or read it here!