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Michael Anthony Pagliarulo

Michael Anthony Pagliarulo, American physical therapy educator. License physical therapist, New York, California. Named to Copiague High School Hall of Achievement, 1998.


Pagliarulo, Michael Anthony was born on May 15, 1947 in Amityville, New York, United States. Son of Anthony and Louise (Cipriani) Pagliarulo.


Bachelor in Biology, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1969. Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1970. Master of Arts in Physical Therapy, University Southern California, 1974.

Doctor of Education in Postsecondary Education Administration, Syracuse University, 1988.


Staff physical therapist Brunswick Hospital Center, Amityville, 1970. Lecturer University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1974-1975, University California, San Francisco, 1975-1980. Curriculum coordinator Ithaca College, New York, 1980-1982, assistant professor, 1982-1989, acting director, 1986-1989, associate professor, director, 1989-1994, associate professor physical therapy, 1994—2004, professor, since 2004.

Chairman Ithaca College, 1989—1994, 1997—1998, since 2006.


Board directors Marin/Roundtree Homeowners Association, San Rafael, California, 1978-1980. Cubmaster Boy Scouts American, Ithaca, 1989-1991. Captain United States Army, 1970-1972.

Member of American Physical Therapy Association (board directors California chapter 1979-1980, treasurer New York chapter 1989-1991, speaker delegate assembly 2001-2006, Merit award 1988, Norma Chadwick award 1993, Merit award 1995, 1997, Outstanding Service award 1997, Doctor Marilyn Moffat Distinguished Service award 1998, Baethke-Carlin award for academy teaching excellence 2002), Phi Kappa Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, water and snow skiing, model trains.


Married Patricia Marilyn Salm, March 22, 1975. Children: Michael, David, Elisa.