Patrick Kitzman, PT, PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program
Dr. Kitzman is an associate professor and has been a full-time faculty member in the Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Kentucky since early 2000. He received a MS degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Ph.D 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.
- Community re-integration of individuals with
neurological impairments living in rural communities
- Pharmacological interventions for spinal cord
injury induced spasticity
- Secondary complications in persons with
chronic spinal cord injury
Doctor of Physical Therapy
- Management of Neurological Systems
- Research: Analysis and Outcomes
Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program
- Profession Seminar on Research
Dr. Kitzman has worked in the home health and Rehabilitation Hospital settings.
Rabchevsky AG, Patel SP, Duale H, Lyttle TS, O’Dell CR, and
Kitzman PH. Gabapentin for Spinal Cord Injury-Induced Reflexes.
Spinal Cord 1 June 2010; doi: 10.1038/sc.2010.67.
Kitzman PH. Effectiveness of riluzole in
suppressing spasticity in the spinal cord injury rat. Neurosci. Lett
Kitzman PH, Uhl TL, Dwyer MK. Gabapentin
Suppresses Spasticity in the Spinal Cord Injured Rat. Neuroscience
149: 813-821 (2007).
Kitzman P. VGLUT1 and GLYT2 labeling of
Sacrocaudal Motoneurons in the Spinal Cord Injured Spastic Rat. Exp.
Neurology. 204: 195-204 (2007).
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