Kathleen Kruse, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest

  • System-involved youth (juvenile justice system, child welfare system)
  • Jail and justice-system diversion of mental health and substance use disorders
  • Health justice and criminal justice reform
  • PTSD and trauma, as well as provision of trauma-informed care


  • Fellowship, Forensic Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland
  • Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Michigan
  • Residency, General Psychiatry, University of Michigan
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • BA, Biology, Kalamazoo College