Janice Kuperstein, PT, PhD, MSEd

Associate Professor, Physical Therapy,
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Chair

Professor 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
  • Aging
  • Integrative Health

Educational Focus

Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Introduction to Physical Therapy and Bioethics
  • Introduction to Administration
  • Advanced Physical Therapy Management
  • Public Health and Wellness
  • Management of Vascular and Integumentary Disorders
  • Special Elective: Sensory Processing
  • Special Elective: Integrative Medicine
  • Special Elective: End of Life Issues
  • Research: Analysis and Outcomes
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Complex Patient
College of Medicine
  • Patient Centered Medicine
  • Family Medicine Clerkship

Clinical Work

Professor 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 two years as Chief Operating Officer of an acute care hospital.

Personal

She is active in the community, serving as a volunteer and Board member for several agencies, and in the profession as Chair-elect of the Kentucky State Board of Physical Therapy, Chair of the Publications Committee for the APTA Section on Health Policy and Administration, and Editor of the HPA Resource and Journal.

 

Janice Kuperstein

Janice Kuperstein, PT, PhD, MSEd
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Chair
jkupe0@uky.edu

Room 210A Wethington Building
900 South Limestone Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40536-0200
(859) 218-0593
Fax: (859) 257-6003