Kimberley Persons


Kimberley Persons

Clinical Assistant Professor
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy

Research Topics

Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and educational methods for occupational therapy students.

Contact Information

534 Kimball Tower

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-6734

Fax: (716) 829-3217


Kimberley Persons, DHS, OTR/L is a clinical assistant professor and the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator for the occupational therapy program. She has ten years of experience working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a home and community-based setting. Persons has presented on developmental disabilities in national and international forums. In addition, she has worked in a variety of settings including school systems, home care and long term care.

Persons is also interested in international service learning. She has mentored occupational and physical therapy students in Ukraine and Greece. She scheduled to lead medical and allied health students to Brazil to participate in a university exchange program.

Professional Affiliations

  • DHS, Occupational Therapy, University of Indianapolis (2009)
  • MHS, Occupational Therapy, University of Indianapolis (2006)
  • BS, Occupational Therapy, University of Southern Indiana (2002)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • New York State Occupational Therapy Association
  • Western New York Fieldwork Consortium
  • World Federation of Occupational Therapists