Kirsten N Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS

Kirsten N Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS
Clinical Assistant Professor - Occupational Therapy Department
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Dr. Davin (Clinical Assistant Professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator) creates partnerships with clinical sites across the nation to bring quality clinical education to Baylor University's OTD program.



B.S in Occupational Therapy, 2001 from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Occupational Therapy Doctorate, 2007 from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah (RMUoHP)


Specialty Certifications: 

Hybrid Learning Certification via Evidence in Motion, 2018-Present

Seating & Mobility Specialist via the Rehabilitation and Engineering Society of North America (RESNA), 2011-Present

Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) via the Rehabilitation and Engineering Society of North America (RESNA), 2006-Present

Certified Fire Fighter via the Illinois State Fire Marshall's Office, 2010-Present

Emergency Medical Technician via Illinois Department of Public Health, 2002-Present



2016 VGM’s Woman of the Year Award in the Home Medical Equipment Industry, awarded at the national MedTrade Conference in Atlanta, GA. Nov, 2016

Springfield Business Journal's Forty Under 40 Award, July 2018.



Davin, K. (2020). Beyond the Fit: Addressing the Plague of Technology Abandonment. Rehab Management. 33(2), 14-17.

Davin, K. (2018). Anterior Trunk Supports: Achieving Greater Function Through Torso Control. Rehab Management Fall Product Directory. 31(6): 14-19.

Davin, K. (2017). Getting the Right Fit: Core Assessment’s Correlation to Seating Success, Pressure Relief and Skin Breakdown Prevention.  Rehab Management. 30(2): 16-20.

Davin, K. (2016). Using Pressure Mapping for Seating & Positioning Success. Rehab Management. 29(3): 24-31.

Davin, K. (2015). Creating a Bulletproof Letter of Medical Necessity: Essential Elements to Create Success in Justification. Rehab Management. 28(9): 16-20.

Davin, K. (2013).  Sports Wheelchairs: Achieving a Perfect Fit for the Sport of Choice. Rehab Management. 26(3):14-17.

Davin, K. (2013). Pressure Mapping Reveals the Complete Picture for Seating and Positioning Solutions. Rehab Management. 26(9):8-15.

Davin, K. (2012). Fun Meets Function for Mobility Users.  Rehab Management. 25(8): 20-25.

Davin, K (2012). Making Adjustments (Contributing Author). Rehab Management. 25(3): 30-33.