B.S., M.O.T., University of Pittsburgh; O.T.D., Chatham University
Dr. Kolbfleisch has worked as an occupational therapist for 15 years and has worked in a variety of clinical settings. She has previously worked in the pediatric setting, including schools, early intervention, and outpatient pediatrics. Dr. Kolbfleisch has also spent time working in home health, skilled nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities at a clinical level and in various management roles. She has previously taught courses in the OT departments at Kaplan Career Institute and Winston-Salem State University. She currently works in the acute care and inpatient rehab settings at WakeMed Hospital, in addition to her academic role. Dr. Kolbfleisch also has an earned advanced certificate in Health and Wellness in Occupational Therapy from Salus University. Her research interests include health promotion and wellness, maternal/women’s health, self-management of chronic disease, healthcare management, dementia care, and sensory integration.