Jeffrey Kreutzer

Jeffrey Kreutzer, Ph.D., ABPP, FACRM

Director, Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology

Dr. Jeffrey S. Kreutzer completed his doctoral degree in Psychology at Bowling Green State University in Ohio (1982). He is a tenured (Full) Professor with appointments in the Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College (VCUMC) of Virginia Campus in Richmond.

In Winter 2009, he accepted an endowed VCU Professorship in PM&R named in honor of Rosa Schwarz Cifu. Kreutzer first came to VCUMC as a postdoctoral fellow in September 1982 after completing a specialized internship in Neuropsychology and Family Therapy with Dr. Muriel Lezak at the Portland, Oregon Veterans Administration Medical Center.

He accepted an invitation to join Virginia Commonwealth University’s medical school faculty in the Fall of 1983. Board certified in rehabilitation psychology (ABPP), Dr. Kreutzer has more than two decades of clinical experience as a brain injury rehabilitation specialist. He was a founding member of the Virginia Head Injury Foundation, now known as BIAV. Since 1987, he has served as the Director of Virginia’s federally designated Traumatic Brain Injury Model System (TBIMS).

Dr. Kreutzer has substantial experience conducting clinical research, having received support from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, National Institute of Health, Commonwealth Neurotrauma Initiative, and private industry. As VCUMC’s Director of Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology, Dr. Kreutzer coordinates the delivery of psychological and neuropsychological services to persons with a wide variety of neurological disabilities. His practice emphasizes holistic rehabilitation, learning and skills training, self-advocacy, long-term needs, psychotherapy, return to work, and family intervention.



Gary, K., Ketchum, J., Arango-Lasprilla, J., Kreutzer, J., Novack, T., Copolillo, A. & Deng, X. (2010). Differences in employment outcomes 10 years after traumatic brain injury among racial and ethnic minority groups. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 33(1), 65-75.

Arango-Lasprilla, J., Ketchum, J., Gary, K., Kreutzer, J., O’Neil-Pirozzi, T., Wehman, P., Marquez de la Plata, C. & Jha, A. (2009). The Influence of Minority Status on Job Stability After Traumatic Brain Injury. PM&R: The Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation, 1(1), 41 - 49.

Arango-Lasprilla, J., Ketchum, J., Williams, K., Kreutzer, J., Marquez de la Plata, C., O’Neil-Pirozzi, T. & Wehman, P. (2008). Racial differences in employment outcomes after traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 89(5), 988-995.