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John Carzoli

John Carzoli

Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor, Associate Department Head

College of Health and Human Sciences

Physical Therapy

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.2268
Office: 103A Biltmore Park Building
Pronouns: he, his, him


Dr. Carzoli joined the Department of Physical Therapy at WCU in 2012, and currently serves as the associate department head. He chairs the departmental curriculum committee and plays an active role in teaching and learning initiatives in the College of Health and Human Sciences as a founding member of the Health Educators Academy. His practice expertise is in musculoskeletal health and health promotion.


  • DPT, Washington University
  • MPT, Medical College of Georgia
  • BS, Auburn University Main Campus, Zoology

Teaching Interests

Dr. Carzoli's teaching responsibilities including serving as the primary instructor for PT 930 - Health Promotion and Wellness; PT 817 and PT 818 - Movement System Examination I & II; PT 815 - Health Screening and Diagnostics; PT 899 Doctoral Projects; PT 920 Capstone Course. He also serves as the course coordinator for PT 932 - Applied Pharmacology and PT 814 - Care of Select Populations.l

Research Interests

Dr. Carzoli’s areas of scholarship include investigating musculoskeletal health issues and community health promotion in migrant and seasonal agricultural workers, the scholarship of teaching and learning in the health sciences including the development of clinical reasoning abilities in physical therapy students, and hybridizing the delivery of health education in patient/client care.

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