Kimberly Erler, OT, PhD, HEC-C
- Associate Professor
- Occupational Therapy
Kimberly Erler, OT, PhD, HEC-C is an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.
Dr. Erler earned her Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Studies and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Boston University, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Her clinical practice has been in acute care at Massachusetts General Hospital. In 2017, Dr. Erler earned her PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences at the MGH Institute of Health Professions.
She has presented and published at the state and national level on a variety of clinically relevant topics including her research in neurorehabilitation following traumatic brain injury and stroke, and ethical decision-making in clinical practice.
Dr. Erler has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Dr. Erler's publications on ResearchGate or in her CV.
In addition, Dr. Erler regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Participation for Persons with Brain Injury: A Qualitative Analysis at American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Meeting.
Characterizing Participation Measures with Stakeholder Input Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health at American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Meeting.
OT Code of Ethics 2020: Revisions to Meet the Needs of Stakeholders in Today’s Evolving Landscape of Practice at: American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference.
Modified Rankin Scale Does Not Capture Precise Recovery Phenotypes after Acute Stroke at American Society of Neurorehabilitation.
The purpose of this award is to honor an MGH Institute of Health Professions (IHP) faculty member who has achieved distinction in the early stages of a research career by developing a program of research that is recognized for 1) creating new knowledge that significantly impacts the scientific basis of his or her field of practice, and 2) advancing the research mission of the IHP.
Brain Injury Special Interest Group, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
American Occupational Therapy Association
This Massachusetts Association of Occupational Therapy award is designed to recognize an individual or group who has demonstrated outstanding service to the profession of Occupational Therapy with the state of Massachusetts.
University of Texas Medical Branch Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation
This award honors an occupational therapy IHP instructor who is dedicated and committed to enhancing the educational experience of occupational therapy students. This individual consistently integrates learning activities/research mentorship that enable students to expand their knowledge, skills, and attitudes in occupation and evidence-based practice, interprofessional collaboration, and professional reasoning.