Physician Patient

Frederick J. Kier, PhD, MSHCA

Associate Professor; Division Manager, Rehabilitation, Extended and Community Care (RECC) at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center


  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine


PhD, Texas A&M University


Dr. Kier attended the University of Illinois for undergraduate training. He received his doctorate from Texas A&M University. Dr. Kier completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Geropsychology at the Houston VA Medical Center.

Before arriving in Milwaukee, Dr. Kier was a Geropsychologist and a Business Manager at the Pittsburgh VAMC.

Research Interests

Dr. Kier’s research interests include geropsychology, geriatric healthcare systems and service delivery, and bioethics.