University of Southern California
Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Mahjabeen Aftab Hashmi OTR/L, CLT-LANA

Mahjabeen Aftab

Instructor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Room: CHP 133
Phone: (323) 442-5370
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Mahjabeen Aftab Hashmi is a clinical instructor of occupational therapy and, since 1998, has been a Certified Lymphedema Therapist by the Lymphology Association of North America®. She graduated in 1977 from the occupational therapy program at the University of Karachi (Pakistan). She has worked in multiple practice settings and with different diagnostic groups including neurological, cardiovascular, orthopedic and organ transplantation.
After joining the Keck Medical Center of USC in 2001, she established a comprehensive program in lymphedema and edema management for out- and inpatients. In promoting occupational therapy and lymphedema programming she works closely with several specialty groups at USC. Her other clinical interest is care for oncology patients. She has developed programs for breast cancer survivors and head and neck cancer survivors that emphasize early intervention and survivorship to improve quality of life, occupational engagement, healthy habits and routines and lymphedema management.


Bachelor of Science (BS) in Occupational Therapy
Karachi University (Karachi, Pakistan)

U.S. News Ranks USC #1 Program in the Nation

USC Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 133
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9003
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Phone: (323) 442-2850 · Toll free: (866) 385-4250
Fax: (323) 442-1540
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The USC entry-level master's degree program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education® (ACOTE). ACOTE c/o Accreditation Department, American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.®, 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449, (301) 652-6611 x2914,

Professional program graduates are eligible to apply for certification by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.®



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