Kimberly R. Banfill

Kimberly R. Banfill


Assistant Professor, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy

Office Location

EACPHS, Room 2207



Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, Department of Health Care Sciences

Kimberly R. Banfill

Degrees and Certifications

Wayne State University, Master of Occupational Therapy, 2005

Wayne State University, Bachelor 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

Amerian Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

Michigan Occupational Therapy Association (MiOTA)

Areas of Expertise

Pediatric Occupational Therapy: School Based and Clinical Therapy

Neurological, orthopedic, psycho-social, 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.