Jerrold Petrofsky holds both PTA and Ph.D. degrees in neurophysiology from Saint Louis University. He has an AB in Biology and a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Washington University and a B.S. degree in Systems Engineering from Wright State University. He has honorary Ph.D. degrees from Pennsylvania State and the University of Humanistic Studies. He also has a J.D. degree from Western State University and is licensed as an Attorney in California. Professor Petrofsky was the former Director of the National Center for Rehabilitation Engineering and operated a Physical Therapy outpatient practice for 12 years. He is presently a Professor at Loma Linda University in Physical Therapy. His research interests are endothelial dysfunction, exercise, diabetes, gait and balance, and the physiology of nutrition and weight loss.
Biography Updated on 16 October 2012