Kim Broussard, PhD, OTD, OTR

Instructor, OT Programs


Dallas, TX


College of Health Sciences


Chronic Disease Management
Dementia Care
Mental Health
Vision Rehabilitation


Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman's University
Master of Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman's University
Master of Social Work, Louisiana State University
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Louisiana State University

Research Interests

Older adults
Pain management
Balance and falls
Psychosocial issues with older adults

Dr. Kim Broussard is an occupational therapist, researcher and educator focused on improving the lives of older adults. She began her career in 1997 as an occupational therapist working with older adults in a skilled nursing facility in Mesquite, TX. She then worked with the geriatrics population in a variety of settings such as acute hospitals, hospice, long-term care, pain management clinics, outpatient, psychiatric and home health.

Dr. Broussard completed her Doctor of Occupational Therapy in 2016 at Texas Woman’s University, where she developed a low-vision toolkit for adapting the environment for older adults.

Dr. Broussard’s clinical and research interests center on older adults with low vision, balance, pain and psychosocial difficulties. Dr. Broussard’s teaching experience includes past roles as an instructor of the process of occupational therapy and clinical applications of geriatrics.  Dr. Broussard joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences on the Dallas, TX campus as contributing faculty in 2021 and transitioned to core faculty in 2022.