John Carlos Jr.Title: Behavioral Science Coordinator
Office Location: Physical Therapy Building 128
Phone: (269) 471-6302
Professor of Physical Therapy (1995)
B.S. (Physical Therapy), Loma Linda University
M.S.P.T., Boston University
Ph.D., Florida State University
John Carlos, Jr. is a professor of Physical Therapy at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. Prior to joining the faculty in 1995 at the AU Dayton MPT program, he taught at Boston University and the University of Florida.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, he graduated from Loma Linda University, California, with a Bachelor of Physical Therapy degree in 1968 and received his PhD in Exercise Science from Florida State University in 1991. The title of his dissertation is "The Effect of Short-term and Long-term Application of Cold on Muscle Strength".
His research interest is primarily in physical therapy education, physical agents, and movement science. He has authored a book chapter on physical agents.
John teaches in the anatomy and therapeutic exercise courses and is the Capstone Research Coordinator in the Postprofessional Degree program. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Michigan PT Association, the Orthopedics Section and the Education Section of the APTA.
He is married to Grace Carlos. They have two sons, J Michael, of Columbus, Ohio, and Jonathan, of Berrien Springs, and one daughter, Janine, of Orlando, Florida.