Naomi Davids-Brumer

Photo of Naomi Davids-BrumerAssistant Professor, Teaching Stream

Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy


Naomi Davids-Brumer is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto. Naomi has a BA in psychology, a BScOT, and a MScOT (Advanced Standing) from the University of Toronto.

Naomi has worked clinically with adults and older adults with mental illness, and in private practice with adults with ABI, musculoskeletal injuries and chronic pain. She has also worked as consultant to long-term care facilities for seating and mobility needs, and with a diverse range of employers completing job site assessments around physical and cognitive job demands. After a short period in clinical research management, Naomi joined the fieldwork team in the Dept. of OS&OT to support students and clinical sites throughout the required clinical experiences. She has completed additional training in CBT, DBT and leadership, and has a strong interest in mental health and wellness, particularly for students.

School of Graduate Studies
Associate Member (Restricted)
  1. Jagtap S, Dawson DR, Vandermorris S, Anderson ND, Davids-Brumer N, Dar M, Bernick A, Rotenberg S. Known-groups and convergent validity of the Telephone Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test total learning scores for distinguishing between older adults With amnestic cognitive impairment and subjective cognitive decline. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2020 Oct 17. Online ahead of print.
  2. Davids-Brumer N, Kirsh B.  Supported education: a scoping review. Int J Psychosoc Rehabil. 2019;22(2):58-79.
  3. Friedland J, Davids-Brumer N. From education to occupation: the story of Thomas Bessell Kidner. Can J Occup Ther. 2006;73(4):1-11.
Research Keywords

Mental Health, Student Mental Health, Clinical Education