Dr. Kim Bullock
Dr. Bullock obtained her undergraduate degree in physiology and psychology with honors and distinction from Revelle College at the University of California, San Diego, and her medical degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She did an internship in internal medicine at Washington Hospital in Washington, D.C., as well as a residency in psychiatry at Stanford University. She has subspecialty certifications in Behavioral Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, and Lifestyle Medicine. Currently, she holds the position of Clinical Professor within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford's School of Medicine.
Dr. Bullock is the founder and director of the Virtual Reality & Immersive Technologies (VRIT) program and laboratory at Stanford's Neurobehavioral Clinic. She is also a pioneer and leader in XR-based telemedicine services. She is a Cambridge and Oxford Press author on the topic of functional neurological diseases and has produced a number of peer-reviewed studies on the subject. Her principal focus in clinical research is the application of technology to the treatment of trauma and mental disorders characterized by disruptions in physical perception and function. She is now concentrating on the use and diffusion of immersive technologies for telepsychiatry, as well as their usage in augmenting physiotherapy, psychotherapy, and skill learning. She handles a variety of condition categories, including as trauma, phobias, anxiety, pain, mood disorders, and somatic symptom-related illnesses. She also links academics, suppliers, and developers of immersive technology through the Stanford Psychiatry Immersive Technology Consortium, for which she offers assistance (SPIT-C).