Dr. Leiselle Pilgrim is an instructor at the University of St. Augustine for Health Science’s Miami campus Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Dr. Pilgrim received her Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2013 from UMDNJ-SHRP & Rutgers Camden after receiving her Master of Public Health from St. George’s University. She is pursuing her Doctor of Education from Walden University.
Dr. Pilgrim started at the university as a lab assistant in January 2017 before joining the team as a full-time core faculty in December of the same year. Her practice was primarily in outpatient orthopedics before she started her own home health practice.
Dr. Pilgrim has been an active member of the APTA, starting as a student in the NJPTA in 2010 and the FPTA since 2013. She serves on the FPTA Nominating Committee, as an Alternate Delegate, and on the APTA’s Early Career Team and NEXT Planning Committee. Dr. Pilgrim is passionate about giving back to the profession as it aims to enhance the human experience through movement.