Dr. Evan M. Pucillo joined the faculty at the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences in 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 and is completing his dissertation research.
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 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.