Dr. W. David Arnold

Dr W. David Arnold is full professor at The Ohio State University. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of the Cumberlands where he majored in Biology and minored in English and also competed on the cross country, track and swimming teams. He completed his medical degree at the University of Louisville and his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency training at the University of Louisville and Frazier Rehabilitation Institute. He continued with subspecialty training in neuromuscular medicine at the Ohio State University and thereafter joined the faculty. Dr. Arnold  has faculty appointments in the Departments of Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physiology and Cell Biology, and Neuroscience. His clinical expertise is genetic, sporadic, and traumatic neuromuscular diseases with a particular interest in electrophysiological assessments of the neuromuscular system, myotonic dystrophies, and nondystrophic forms of myotonia. Dr. Arnold’s preclinical research is primarily focused on translational neuromuscular physiology in health and disease.  Dr. Arnold is married to Angela and they have two children, Maddie and Liam.  Dr. Arnold continues to be active in endurance sports including running, swimming, and triathlons.