Professor Kloth received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Dana College, Blair, NE, a Certificate in Physical Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science degree in Anatomy from Marquette University. In 1967 he joined the Marquette University School of Medicine Physical Therapy Program as an Instructor. In 1971 he was promoted to Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy of the Medical College of Wisconsin and in 1982 Marquette University promoted him to Associate Professor. He was promoted to Professor of Physical Therapy at Marquette in 1994. During his 42 years of tenure as a faculty member in the Physical Therapy Department at Marquette University, he taught several courses, published numerous chapters, textbooks and scientific papers and served on a variety of university committees and boards of directors of several professional associations.