John M. Medeiros, PT, PhD

Professor

Phone  (503) 352-7261
Email  medeiroj@pacificu.edu
A faculty member since 1988

Education

PhD, University of Iowa, 1978
MA, University of Iowa, 1974
BS, Northwestern University, 1968

Certifications/Awards

Distinguished University Professor, Pacific University, 2004
Professional Programs Distinguished Educator, Pacific University, 1997
Outstanding Professor, School of Physical Therapy, 1991
Lucille Daniels Recognition Award of Outstanding Contribution to Physical Therapy, Stanford University, 1983 & 1985

Teaching Responsibilities

DPT 510 Clinical Biomechanics I
DPT 511 Clinical Biomechanics II
DPT 750 Bioethics Seminar for Physical Therapists
DPT 595 Introduction to Evidence Based Practice (team taught course)
DPT 790 Evidence Based Capstone Project (team taught course)
PDPT 720 Clinical Project, Part I
PDPT 721 Clinical Project, Part II
PDPT 722, Clinical Project, Part III
PDPT 723 Clinical Project, Colloquium

Areas of Interest

Recent Publications

Medeiros JM.  Book Editor for Flood JN, Bechtel R, Benjamin S. Post-Surgical Rehabilitation after Artificial Disc Replacement: An Evidence-Based Guide to Comprehensive Patient Care, Otter Rock Press, 2008.

Medeiros J, Gerhardt J. A new technique for objective measurement of cervical spine rotation. Physiotherapy 2007;93:(S1):S708

Medeiros JM. Joint manipulation: A focus on pedagogy. J Manual Manipulative Ther 2003;11(1):10.

Medeiros JM. Massage for low-back pain - will it benefit my patient? J Manual Manipulative Ther 2003;11(3):134-135.

Medeiros JM. Self-referral and the boutique hospital industry. J Manual Manipulative Ther 2003;11(4):193-196.

Medeiros JM. Chronic musculoskeletal conditions.  J Manual Manipulative Ther 2004;12(1):8-9.

Medeiros JM. Commencement 2004. J Manual Manipulative Ther 2004;12(2)70-71.

Chamberlin ME, Fulwider BD, Sanders SL, Medeiros JM. Does fear of falling influence spatial and/or temporal gait parameters in the elderly beyond changes associated with normal aging? J Gerontology: Medical Sciences 205;1163-1167, 2005.

Recent Presentations

Medeiros J, Gerhardt J. A new technique for objective measurement of cervical spine rotation. 15th International Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, Vancouver, BC, June 4, 2007.

Biomechanical concepts: Shoulder, spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, posture, and gait.  Kaiser Permanents Physical Therapy Residency Program in Advance Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Hayward, CA, April 30 - May 2, 2004.

Commencement 2004. School of Physical Therapy, May 2004.

Convocation 2004. 19 things to do before leaving Pacific University. Pacific University Convocation, September 2004.

Objective evidence based measurements and recording of joint motion.  American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, May 20, 2005. Las Vegas, NV.

Biomechanical concepts underlying physical therapy examination and treatment.  Kaiser Permanents Physical Therapy Residency Program in Advance Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Hayward, CA, June 17-18, 2005

Objective evidence based measurements and recording of motion. American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, May 20, 2005, Las Vegas, NV.

Biomechanical concepts underlying physical therapy examination/treatment. Spring 2006. Kaiser Hayward Physical Therapy Residency in Advance Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Oakland, CA

Objective range of motion measurement workshop. American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, May 21, 2006, Las Vegas, NV.

Objective range of motion measurement workshop. American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, August 20, 2006, Chicago, Il.

Recent Grants

Biomechanics of the a new underarm crutch.   Keen Mobility, 2002

Understanding disability: Development of a minor at Pacific University.  Hewlett Foundation, 2001

Understanding disability: An interdisciplinary approach.  Hewlett Foundation, 1999

Current Professional Service

Member, Accreditation Evaluation Team for the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Member, Board of Directors, Institute for the Advancement of Orthopedic Manual Therapy

Member, Board of Directors, North American institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy