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Grace Kim

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

212-998-5846

Grace Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Occupational Therapy Department. She received her bachelor's degree in Psychology at the University of California, at Davis and her master's degree in Occupational Therapy at Columbia University in 2002. She received her PhD in Occupational Therapy at New York University in 2016. She has worked primarily with adults with physical disabilities and gained expertise in neurorehabilitation.

Dr. Kim developed an interest in the integration of technology for recovery after stroke while working as a clinical researcher in the Rehabilitation Medicine Department at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center. She has extensive experience working with individuals with stroke and rehabilitation robotics devices of the upper limb. Currently, she is interested in the integration of behavioral theoretical models to identify determinants and intervention strategies to facilitate actual use of the affected arm in individuals with stroke living in the community. She has published work in the areas of stroke outcome measurement and rehabilitation robotics interventions.

Dr. Kim was the 2014 recipient of the Mitchell Leaska Dissertation Grant and is currently a member of the programming committee of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM).

Selected Publications

Courses

Evidence-Based Practice

Students will evaluate clinical literature and determine the evidence level of a clinical study, appraise the feasibility of applying such concepts in everyday practice, and design a program evaluation of their own practice using evidence-based approach. The course will emphasize the need for evidence based clinical practice and prepare students to obtain the knowledge and skills for future clinical effectiveness studies (e.g., participate in systematic review, data collections, or being a clinical trial coordinator).
Course #
OT-GE 3301
Units
3
Term
Fall, Spring
Faculty

Professors

Tsu-Hsin Howe , Grace Kim ,
Department

Research Interpretation of Occupational Therapy

Guided, group research in topics relevant to the application of occupational therapy. Lectures on research methodology, critiques of published researchethical considerations and practices, implementation and completion of an investigation, and written and oral presentations.Lecture and laboratory.
Course #
OT-GE 2725
Units
3
Term
Spring
Faculty

Professors

Tsu-Hsin Howe , Tracy Chippendale , Grace Kim ,
Department