Stacia Troshynski Brown, PT, DPT, OCS
Clinical Assistant Professor
KU Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Stacia Troshynski Brown, PT, DPT, OCS, has practiced physical therapy in the Kansas City area since 2006. Her extensive clinical background ranges from outpatient orthopedic practice to acute care physical therapy through which she developed a strong clinical interest in people suffering from chronic pain. Troshynski Brown now provides physical therapy services through a variety of clinical affiliations on the KU Medical Center campus including as the director of physical therapy services for the Multiple Sclerosis Achievement Center.
Due to her clinical expertise, Troshynski Brown serves as a preceptor for students in a variety of settings during ICE affiliations and also assists with orthopedic classes in the physical therapy degree program. She provides instruction in physical therapy intervention and clinical screening and coordinates a final-semester class regarding physical therapy specialties. Her history of service to the profession of physical therapy, including previously serving as the President of the Kansas Physical Therapy Association, continues to heavily influence her clinical work and research interests.
Troshynski Brown graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in English and then obtained her doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2006. She became a board-certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy in 2009.
Troshynski Brown is interested in the role of leadership development at an educational level and at the component level and its effect on professionalism markers in physical therapy practice. She is also committed to studying the effects of interdisciplinary pain education on clinical practice and patient-centered and economic outcomes related to the effect this has on the care of people with chronic pain.