Kimberly Bryant, OTD, OTR/L, MHA, NHA

Kimberly Bryant 

Dr. Bryant is a 2016 graduate of the Post Professional Doctorate Program (PPOTD) at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. She is also a proud MUSC alumnus graduating from the College of Health Professions Masters of Occupational Therapy program in 2003. She has 19 years of hands-on clinical experience in a wide variety of settings including school-based pediatrics, inpatient rehab, acute care hospitals, LTACs, outpatient clinics, orthopedics, and skilled nursing facilities. Dr. Bryant currently works full-time as a pediatric school-based Occupational Therapist and serves as an adjunct instructor in both the entry-level and post-professional Doctorate of Occupational Therapy programs at the Medical University of South Carolina. Along with industry proven clinical skills, Dr. Bryant spent 10+ years of her career in management and leadership roles serving as both a Regional Manager and as the Director of Operations and Clinical Development for a moderately sized therapy staffing company. This experience has afforded her with valuable knowledge in documentation management/auditing/denials recovery, policies/procedure development, clinical operations management, program development, compliance management, staff training/education, diversity/equity advocacy, operational consulting, and multi-level interprofessional communication with a wide network of healthcare professionals, administrators, and business stakeholders. Dr. Bryant’s career foci include executive leadership and management of Occupational Therapy services, Interprofessional communication in Health Professions Clinical Practice, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Health Professions Education. Dr. Bryant’s professional engagement and service include membership in the American Occupational Therapy Association, the National Black Occupational Therapy Caucus, the Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity, the South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association and service on the American Occupational Therapy Association Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (2021-2023) and MUSC Therapy Scholars Program/HRSA Scholarships for Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (2020-Present).