Clinical/Applied Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; Director of Clinical Education
Rehabilitation SciencesCollege of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
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Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Shenandoah University
Master of Physical Therapy, University of Connecticut
Bachelor of Science, Pre Physical Therapy, University of Connecticut
Dr. Piccoli teaches coursework related to physical therapy examination and intervention, pharmacology and vestibular rehabilitation. She also assists in the content of teaching assessment and intervention skills in the area of cardiopulmonary disorders in acute and chronic conditions.
In addition to her teaching, she coordinates part time and full time student clinical experiences, both locally and nationally, in the Doctor of Physical Therapy clinical education courses.
Her expertise is in subacute rehabilitation, with a primary focus in the geriatric population and fall prevention. She also is trained in neurological exam and intervention for vestibular dysfunction, as a certified vestibular specialist.
Dr. Piccoli's research interest include mindfulness training to reduce the perception of stress, and integrating interdisciplinary education in the curriculum to improve communication during clinical experiences.