Kimberly S. Mollo, BFA, OTD, OTR/L

Associate Professor

Kimberly S. Mollo, OTD, OTR/L


4201 Henry Avenue
Suite 225
Philadelphia, PA 19144

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Kimberly S. Mollo, BFA, OTD, OTR/L

Associate Professor


Occupational Therapy Doctorate, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
Master of Science, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA


Research & Clinical Interests

  • Universal design and the use of design thinking in healthcare
  • Co-design, user-centered design, empathic design, and participatory design
  • Graphic design, industrial design, and occupational therapy: co-creation and collaboration
  • Design for well-being
  • Environmental and product design
  • Medical design
  • Executive functioning in adolescents and young adults
  • Use of yoga, breathwork, and mindfulness to manage mental health conditions in pediatric and adult populations
  • Serious mental illness (SMI) and occupational therapy intervention
  • Community-based occupational therapy
  • Occupational therapy for adolescents and young adults

Awards & Honors

  • The Fred and Sadye Abrams Award for Excellence in Clinical or Laboratory Instruction, 2016, Philadelphia, PA
  • Inquisitive Practitioner Award, Thomas Jefferson University, 2011, Philadelphia, PA


  • National Board Certification for Occupational Therapy
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York
  • 200-hour Basic Yoga Certification, Kripalu Center of Yoga and Health, Lenox, MA
  • 500-hour Advanced Yoga Certification, Pranakriya School of Yoga Healing Arts, Huntsville, AL
  • Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests Certification, Western Psychological Services, Los Angeles, CA
  • Mental Health First Aid Certification, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
  • Member, International Association of Yoga Therapists
  • Member, Kripalu Yoga and Ayurveda Association
  • Member, Alpha Eta Honor Society