Dr. Kitzman is the Associate Dean for Research. He is a professor and has been a full-time faculty member in the UK Department of Physical Therapy since 2000. Dr. Kitzman is also the founding Director of The Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network, a network of people with spinal cord injury, stroke and brain injury, healthcare providers, educators, researchers, state and local organizations and other community stakeholders committed to the health and well-being of people with neurological conditions, especially those in rural and underserved communities.
Dr. Kitzman received a MS degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a PhD in Neuroscience from Ohio State University in 1994. In 1999, Dr. Kitzman received a BS and MS in Physical Therapy from the University of Kentucky.