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  • PositionAssistant Professor, Director PT Clinical Services
  • Department: Physical Therapy Department
  • Campus Address: Health Professions Building 1240
  • Office Hours: By appointment
  • Phone: 989-774-3461
  • Email: andra1j@cmich.edu
Courses: 
  • PTH 622 Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology II
  • PTH 625 Imaging in Physical Therapy
  • PTH 635 Examination & Diagnosis I
  • PTH 636 Examination & Diagnosis II
  • PTH 646 Therapeutic Interventions I
  • PTH 665 Physical Therapy Seminar I
  • PTH 701 Dynamic Therapeutic Taping Techniques
  • PTH 766 PT Seminar IV
  • PTH 792A Sports Physical Therapy
  • HSC 630 Regional Anatomy

Degrees and Universities:

Ph.D. (ABD), Neuroscience, Central Michigan University
DPT, Sports/Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Drexel University 
B.S., Biology, East Stroudsburg University
 
Certifications:
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

Professional Organizations:

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Michigan Physical Therapy Association (MPTA)

Honors and Recognitions:
Excellence in Teaching Award nominee-Central Michigan University, 2020
Clinical Instructor of the Year nominee-Michigan Physical Therapy Association, 2012
Outstanding Clinical Instructor Award-MidMichigan Community College Physical Therapy Assistant Program, 2011

Publications

Andraka JM, Sharma N, Marchalant Y. Can Krill Oil be of Use for Counteracting Neuroinflammatory Processes Induced by High Fat Diet and Aging? Neuroscience Research. 2020; 157:1-14.