Quinnipiac University
Kimberly D. Hartmann

Professor of Occupational Therapy

Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Healthcare Ed

Professor Hartmann involves students, faculty, and community in the inclusion of people with disabilities in social, education, and work environments. She incorporates the use of assistive technology as a tool for people to use to circumvent their challenges and showcase their strengths. She works with an interprofessional with a team of faculty at the University to design learning experiences for students that practice the power of teamwork to improve the quality of care. Kim has received the James Marshall Award for Service and a Scholar Educator of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service at Quinnipiac University. In addition, she received the Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association award for community services and was elected a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association for leadership in education and technology. In 2014, she was recognized for her work in interprofessional health care practice and was named a fellow of the National Academy of Practice and in 2015. In 2020, she was recognized by her peers through the Interprofessional Collaboration Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Education of Future Practitioners, by the American Occupational Therapy Association.


  • BS, Quinnipiac University
  • MHS, Quinnipiac University
  • PHD, University of Connecticut


  • Occupational Therapy

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 276C

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC


Quinnipiac University

Professor of Occupational Therapy

Hamden, Connecticut

Present - Present

Quinnipiac University

Director, Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education

Hamden, Connecticut

Present - Present

Selected Publications

Cardboard Carpentry & 3-D Prin5ng 101: Decision-Making Strategies for Implementa5on Into Everyday Prac5ce

Strange, V., & Hartmann, KD

American Occupational Therapy Association 2020: Not presented due to COVID, Boston, MA (2020)

The Boxer Case: An Interprofessional Investigation of Medical, Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding an Athlete Fighting with a Special Visa

Lukaszewicz, M., Hartmann, K., Hayre, S., Mills, M., Grgurich,T., Wescott, E., Tsai, T., & Cote,J.

National Academic of Practice, San Diego, CA (2020)

Comparison of Student Performance in Face-to-Face and Online Courses Focused on Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process

Hartmann, K. & Meriano, C.

Americano Occupational Therapy Association: Not presented due to COVID, Boston, MA (2020)

Online Synchronous Interprofessional Education Experience Focusing on the Ethics of COVID-19

Lukaszewicz, M., Hartmann, K., Mills, M., Grevelding, K., Glynn, B., Booth, J., & Grgurich, T.

NEXUS, Virtual (2020)

Promoting affirmative transgender health care practice within hospitals: an IPE standardized patient simulation for graduate health care learners.

McCave EL, Aptaker D, Hartmann KD, Zucconi R.

MedEdPORTAL. 2019;15:10861. https://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10861 (2019)

Using the HAAT Model to Guide Assistive Technology Practice

Hartmann. KD; Majeski, K., & Olson, M.

Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association Fall Conference (2019)

Academic Awards, Fellowships and Grants

Interprofessional Collaboration Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Education of Future Practitioners, by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Academic Award | 2019-2020

CLERF Grant For Driving Simulation for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Adults with Low Vision

Grant | 2019-2020

Professional Designation