Dr. Evan M. Pucillo joined the faculty as an instructor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences in June of 2017. Prior to joining the university, Dr. Pucillo served as a research associate and outpatient therapist for the Utah Program for Inherited Neuromuscular Disorders at the University of Utah Department of Neurology in Salt Lake City, UT. He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), and the APTA’s Education and Health Policy & Administration sections.
Dr. Pucillo earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Prior to completing his professional education, Dr. Pucillo served in the US Navy and went on to complete his Bachelor’s in Biology at the College of Charleston, in Charleston, SC. Dr. Pucillo is currently enrolled in a post-professional Educational Doctorate (EdD) program at Liberty University to further improve his academic leadership and research skills.
His research interests involve examining locomotion, balance, and functional outcomes for persons with neuromuscular and movement disorders. Dr. Pucillo has published multiple peer-reviewed research articles in various scholarly journals. His future professional interests involve inter-professional or multidisciplinary care, physical therapy education, and research and evidence-based practice.
Dr. Pucillo also regularly engages in global health volunteer work. He maintains an active leadership role with OneWorld Health Nicaragua and has served annually as Team Director for medical mission outreach programs since 2012.
Pucillo, E. M., Christensen-Mayer, N., Poole, S. D., Whitten, D. M., Freeman, D., Bohe, B. R., . . . Johnson, N. E. (2016). Same-day physical therapy consults in an outpatient neuromuscular disease physician clinic. J Multidiscip Healthc, 9, 493-497. doi:10.2147/JMDH.S113045
McCorquodale, D., Pucillo, E. M., & Johnson, N. E. (2016). Management of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: improving long-term care with a multidisciplinary approach. J Multidiscip Healthc, 9, 7-19. doi:10.2147/JMDH.S69979