Kimberly Banfill

Kimberly Banfill

Assistant Professor & Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Office Location

EACPHS, Room 2207



Occupational Therapy

Kimberly Banfill

Degrees and Certifications

  • Wayne State University, Master of Occupational Therapy, 2005
  • Wayne State University, Bachelor's in Allied Health Sciences, 2003
  • Macomb Community College, C.O.T.A., 1999

Positions and Employment

  • Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, January 2017 - Present
  • Part-Time Faculty, Occupational Therapy, Wayne State University, Pediatrics Instructor,  April 2011 - December 2016
  • Building Bridges Therapy, Occupational Therapist, Southeast Michigan and Detroit area charter schools, December 2010 – Present
  • Adjunct Instructor, Occupational Therapy, Wayne State Univeristy, Spring/Summer 2010
  • Dearborn Speech and Sensory, Occupational Therapist, Southeast Michigan and Detroit area schools, September 2007 – December 2010
  • Detroit Institute for Children, Pediatric Outpatient Rehabiliation, Occupational Therapist: December 2005 – July 2007, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant: June 2003 – December 2005
  • Children's Hospital of Michigan, Pediatric Inpatient Rehabiliation, Occupational Therapist, PRN, 2007 - 2009

Professional Memberships

  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • Michigan Occupational Therapy Association (MiOTA)

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric occupational therapy: School-based and clinical therapy
  • Neurological, orthopedic, psychosocial, sensory, motor based evaluation and intervention

Primary Research Interest

Effects of sensory intervention with trauma affected children

Recent Publications

Banfill, K. R. (in-press). Multiple-step case study contributor: Pediatric. In R. DiZazzo-Miller & F. D. Pociask (Eds.), Preparing for the OT National Board Exam: 45 Days and Counting (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Courses taught by Kimberly Banfill

Spring-Summer Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024 (current)

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

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