Kimberly Pachik

Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Affairs
Office of the Dean
Occupational Therapy Program Director
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Mitten Hall


Kimberly Gargin, OTD, OTR/L, has worked to enhance student development and bridge the gap between the classroom and clinical practice. Dr. Gargin has over 13 years of clinical practice in occupational therapy in urban acute care settings and has experiences as a fieldwork coordinator in both clinical and academic settings. She completed her clinical doctorate in occupational therapy at Chatham University where her capstone project focused on millennial students and professional behaviors. She has presented on professional behaviors and generational differences in local, regional and national venues. She completed her bachelor of science in health science and master of occupational therapy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.


  • OTD, Occupational Therapy, Chatham University
  • MOT, Occupational Therapy, University of the Sciences
  • BS, Health Science, University of the Sciences

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught




OTHR 5005

Neuroscience Perspectives in Occupational Therapy


OTHR 5008

Kinesiology Perspectives in Occupational Therapy


OTHR 5222

Occupational Therapy Practice: Adults and Older Adults