Amanda Piccoli

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Clinical/Applied Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; Director of Clinical Education

Rehabilitation Sciences

College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
860.768.5115 Dana 401D

Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Shenandoah University

Master of Physical Therapy, University of Connecticut

Bachelor of Science, Pre Physical Therapy, University of Connecticut

  • Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification
  • Selective Hydromechanical Debridement Certification
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
Teaching Focus

Dr. Piccoli teaches coursework related to physical therapy examination and intervention, pharmacology and vestibular rehabilitation. She also has experience 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.

Professional Interests Focus

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.