Kimberly Topp, PT, PhD

Professor and Chair Emeritus, UCSF
(415) 476-9449

UCSF Profile


  • BS, Physical Therapy, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, 1981
  • PhD, Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of California, Davis, CA, 1990
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurobiology University of California, San Francisco, CA 1990-1993

Board Certifications

Physical Therapist (PT)

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Structure-function relationships of peripheral nerve; pathobiology and treatment of peripheral neuropathies
  • Application of research findings in the physical therapy clinical population
  • Anatomy education in physical therapy and medicine Interprofessional education
  • Use of data in fostering excellence in academic physical therapy