Erin E. Jobst, PT, PhD

Creighton Hall 351
Areas I Teach: 

Teaching Responsibilities

DPT 540: Patient Care Assessment, Intervention, and Therapeutic Modalities
DPT 650: Physical therapy management of infectious, immune, and metabolic disorders
DPT 653: Physiology and Pharmacology I
DPT 654: Physiology and Pharmacology II

Areas of Interest
Acute Care Physical Therapy
Cardiopulmonary conditions


PhD Physiology and Pharmacology, Oregon Health & Science University, 2003

MPT University of California San Francisco/San Francisco State University, 1994 

BS Psychobiology, University of California Riverside, 1992


Pelletier E (Editor), Jobst EE (Series Editor). Physical Therapy Case Files: Pediatrics. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2016.

Brumitt J (Editor), Jobst EE (Series Editor). Physical Therapy Case Files: Sports. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2016.

Jobst EE (Editor), Jobst EE (Series Editor). Physical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Brumitt J (Editor), Jobst EE (Series Editor). Physical Therapy Case Files: Orthopaedics. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Marshall TS, Jobst EE. Survey of Physical Therapy in Community Health Centers in the Western United States. Physical Therapy Journal of Policy, Administration, and Leadership. Dec 2013.

Jobst EE, Buhler AV, Fuentes DG, Johnson J, Rohner SD, Antick J, Randolph R. Design, Presentation, and Evaluation of an Interprofessional Case Conference on Fibromyalgia. Health and Interprofessional Practice. 2013;2(1).

Burke-Doe A (Editor), Jobst EE (Series Editor). Physical Therapy Case Files: Neurological Rehabilitation.  New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Panus PC, Katzung BG, Jobst EE, Tinsley SL, Masters SB, Trevor AJ. Pharmacology for the Physical Therapist. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2009.

Sinnayah P, Jobst EE, Rathner JA, Caldera-Siu AD, Tonelli-Lemos L, Eusterbrock AJ, Enriori PJ, Pothos EN, Grove KL and Cowley MA. Feeding induced by cannabinoids is mediated independently of the melanocortin system. PLOS One. 2008;3(5):e2202.

Scarlett JM, Jobst EE, Enriori PJ, Bowe DD, Batra AK, Grant WF, Cowley MA, Marks DL. Regulation of central melanocortin signaling by interleukin-1. Endocrinology. 2007;148(9):4217-25.

Enriori PJ, Evans AE, Sinnayah P, Jobst EE, Tonelli-Lemos L, Billes SK, Glavas MM, Grayson BE, Perello M, Nillni EA, Grove KL, Cowley MA. Diet-induced obesity causes severe, but reversible, leptin resistance in arcuate melanocortin neurons. Cell Metabolism. 2007;5(3):181-194.

Munzberg H, Jobst EE, Bates SH, Jones J, Villanueva E, Leshan R, Bjornholm M, Elmquist J, Sleeman M, Cowley MA, Myers MG. Appropriate inhibition of orexigenic hypothalamic arcuate nucleus neurons independently of leptin receptor/STAT3 signaling. J Neuroscience. 2007;27(1):69-74.

Heisler LK, Jobst EE, Balthasar N, Liu HY, Zigman J, Lee CE, Aschkenasi CJ, Zhang CY, Yu J, Boss O, Kishi T, Mountjoy KG, Low MJ, Smart JL, Friedman J, Lowell B, Elmquist JK, Cowley MA. Serotonin reciprocally regulates melanocortin neurons to modulate food intake. Neuron. 2006;51(2):239-249.

Jobst EE, Enriori PJ, Sinnayah P, Cowley MA. Hypothalamic regulatory pathways and potential obesity treatment targets. Endocrine. 2006;29(1):33-48.


Faith Gabelnick Endowed Fund for Community Service from Pacific University for “Physical Activity Leaders (PALS) Mentoring Program to Reduce Overweight in Children and Adolescents in our Community.” 2011-2012.

Junior Faculty Award; Pacific University, 2008.

Faculty Development Award from Pacific University for “Pacific Physical Activity Leaders (PALs) Program.” 2007.