Evan Pucillo, PT, DPT, EdD

Assistant Professor, PT Programs


St. Augustine, FL


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Healthcare Higher Education
Neurological Disorders
Neurological Rehabilitation


Doctor of Education, Liberty University
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina
Bachelor of Science in Biology, College of Charleston

Research Interests

Physical Therapy Education
Interprofessional Collaboration
Multidisciplinary Care
Global Health

Dr. Evan M. Pucillo joined the faculty at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2017. Prior, Dr. Pucillo served as a research associate and outpatient neuromuscular therapist for the Utah Program for Inherited Neuromuscular Disorders at the University of Utah’s Department of Neurology in Salt Lake City, UT.

Dr. Pucillo earned his doctorate in physical therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Prior to completing his professional education, he served in the U.S. Navy and completed his bachelor’s in biology at the College of Charleston, in Charleston, SC. More recently, he completed his Doctor of Education at Liberty University and is disseminating his work in professional journals.

Dr. Pucillo has published numerous peer-reviewed research articles in various scholarly journals. His prior research involved the examination of locomotion, balance and functional outcomes for persons with neuromuscular and movement disorders in clinical trials. He is refocusing his priorities to better understand factors related to success and/or difficulty in physical therapist education. His recent work included examining the learning strategies able to accurately predict success in online learning.

His teaching interests involve clinical neuroscience and evidence-based practice. He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the APTA’s Education, Research and Health Policy and Administration sections.