Andrew Guccione, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Dr. Guccione, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA, is a Scientific Program Manager for the Health Services Research and Development Service in the Office of Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC. Previously he has been the Senior Vice President for Practice and Research, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)and director of PT Services at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has been on faculty and held academic appointments at Boston University PT Program, Boston University School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and MGH Institute of Health Professions. He has served on APTA Board of Directors and as APTA Speaker of the House. Dr Guccione holds a BS from Boston College, master’s degrees in both Philosophy and Physical Therapy, a certificate in gerontological studies from Boston University, a PhD from Boston University's Department of Sociology, and a DPT from MGH Institute of Health Professions. He is designated a Catherine Worthingham Fellow, the highest distinction of the APTA. He is primary author of over two dozen professional publications in the areas of geriatrics, arthritis, professional issues and ethics, and is the editor of a textbook Geriatric Physical Therapy. During Dr. Guccione’s tenure on APTA’s Board of Directors, he was a member of the Board Oversight Committee for a Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Parts One and Two.