Kathleen Lukaszewicz, M.P.T., Ph.D.

Kathleen M. Lukaszewicz, M.P.T., Ph.D.
Kathleen Lukaszewicz, M.P.T., Ph.D.Marquette University

Schroeder Complex, 346E

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3382
Curriculum Vitae

Clinical Associate Professor

Physical Therapy

Dr. Kathleen Lukaszewicz graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in history from Marquette University in 2002. In 2004, she received her Master’s of Physical Therapy degree from Marquette University. After three years as a full-time clinician, Dr. Lukaszewicz began her doctoral studies at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI under the guidance of Dr. Julian Lombard. She was an American Heart Association predoctoral fellow and conducted research on vascular biology and the changes in endothelial function associated with hypertension. Dr. Lukaszewicz received her PhD in Physiology in May 2012.

Dr. Lukaszewicz joined Marquette’s Physical Therapy Department as a Clinical Assistant Professor in July of 2012. She is currently the director of the Vascular Physiology Laboratory and her research interests focus on the vascular mechanisms of skeletal muscle fatigue in diabetic patients.


  • Ph.D. Physiology, May 2012, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • M.P.T., Physical Therapy, May 2004, Marquette University
  • B.A., History, May 2002, Marquette University

Courses Taught

  • PHTH 7515 Pathophysiology
  • PHTH 7518 Physiology of Activity
  • PHTH 7560 Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Therapy Association


  • Licensed Physical Therapist, state of Wisconsin