Janice Kuperstein, PT, PhD, MSEd's picture
Janice Kuperstein, PT, PhD, MSEd
Office Location: 

Room 123G Wethington Building

900 South Limestone Street

Lexington, Kentucky 40536-0200

Office Phone Number: 
(859) 218-0593
Fax Number: 
(859) 257-6003
Position Title: 
Associate Dean for Faculty & Clinical Engagement

Dr. Kuperstein joined the faculty in the summer of 1996. She received her B.S. in P.T. from the State University of New York - Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, and did graduate work in Human Genetics at the Medical College of Virginia. She received her M.S.Ed. in Clinical and College Teaching with an emphasis in Health Care Administration and her Ph.D. in Gerontology from the University of Kentucky. She also serves as the Administrative Liaison to the Center for Rural Health Academic Program.

Research / Scholarship

  • Health Care Delivery Systems
  • Interprofessional education
  • Faith-based Initiatives
  • Ethics

Educational Focus

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Introduction to Physical Therapy and Bioethics
  • Introduction to Administration
  • Advanced Physical Therapy Management
  • Interprofessional Education
  • Ethics

College of Medicine

  • Patient Centered Medicine
  • Family Medicine Clerkship

Clinical Work
Dr. Kuperstein has experience as a PT in a variety of clinical environments including pediatrics, hospice, and acute care. She also served in several health care administrative positions, including as Chief Operating Officer of an acute care hospital.

She is active in the profession as Chair of the Publications Committee for the APTA Section on Health Policy and Administration, and Editor of the HPA Resource and Physical Therapy Journal of Policy, Administration, and Leadership. She also serves as the KPTA Liaison to the Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy and as a volunteer for several community agencies.