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Adley Chan OTD, OTR/L

Aimee Aguillon OTR/L

Ann Neville-Jan PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Ashley Halle OTD, OTR/L

Ashley Uyeshiro OTD, OTR/L

Barbara Gage PhD

Barbara Thompson PhD

Beth Pyatak PhD, OTR/L, CDE

Camille Dieterle OTD, OTR/L

Carey Sokol MA, OTR/L

Carlin Daley OTD, OTR/L

Catherine Crowley OTD, OTR/L

Celso Delgado Jr. OTD, OTR/L

Chantelle Rice OTD, OTR/L, CDE

Cheryl Mattingly PhD

Cheryl Vigen PhD

Clarissa Saunders-Newton PhD, OTR/L

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Daniel Park OTD, OTR/L

Deborah Pitts PhD, MBA, OTR/L, BCMH, CPRP

Derek Snyder PhD

Division Faculty

Don Gordon PhD, OTR/L

Elizabeth Carley OTD, OTR/L

Elizabeth June Yerxa EdD, LHD (Hon.), ScD (Hon.), DMed (Hon.), OTR, FAOTA

Elyse Peterson OTD, OTR/L

Emily Ochi OTD, OTR/L

Erna Blanche PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

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Florence Clark PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Gelya Frank PhD

Heather Kitching OTD, OTR/L

Helen Mirsaeidi OTD, OTR/L

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J. Seward Johnson Jr.

Janice Rocker OTD, OTR/L, CHT

Jaynee Taguchi-Meyer OTD, OTR/L

Jazminne Orozco OTD, OTR/L

Jenny Martínez OTD, OTR/L

Jesús Díaz OTD, OTR/L

Jess Holguin OTD, OTR/L

Joan Vartanian OTR/L

Joanne Park OTD, OTR/L

John Margetis OTD, OTR/L

Julie Bissell OTD, OTR/L, ATP

Julie McLaughlin Gray PhD, OTR/L

Karen L. Park OTD, OTR/L, SWC, CLE

Karrie Kingsley OTD, OTR/L

Katie Jordan OTD, OTR/L

Kiley Hanish OTD, OTR/L

Kimberly Morris-Eggleston MA, OTR/L

Kimberly Perring OTD, OTR/L

Kimberly Rice OTD, OTR/L, SWC

Linda Fazio PhD, OTR/L, LPC, FAOTA


Lindsay Pugh MS, CCC-SLP

Lisa Aziz-Zadeh PhD

Lisa Deshaies OTR/L, CHT

Lyndsay Price OTD, OTR/L

Mahjabeen Aftab Hashmi OTR/L, CLT-LANA

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Mary Lawlor ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Michael Ang OTD, OTR/L, CSRS, HTC, PAM, SWC, Neuro-IFRAH Cert.

Michael Carlson PhD

Michaelann Gabriele OTD, OTR/L

Michelle Hsia OTD, OTR/L

Mike McNulty OTD, OTR/L

Myka Winder OTD, OTR/L

Natalie Leland PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA

Nora Kashani JD, OTR/L

Olga Solomon PhD

Our Faculty Expertise

Phuong Nguyen OTD, OTR/L

Rachel Proffitt OTD, OTR/L


Ruth Zemke PhD, FAOTA

Samia Rafeedie OTD, OTR/L

Sarah Bream OTD, OTR/L

Sarah Kelly OT/L

Sarah-Jeanne Salvy PhD

Scott Orr MA, OTR/L

Sharon Cermak EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Shawn Roll PhD, OTR/L, CWCE, RMSK

Shelby Surfas OTD, OTR/L

Stacey Morikawa OTD, OTR/L

Stacey Schepens Niemiec PhD, OTR/L

Stanley P. Azen PhD

Stefanie Bodison OTD, OTR/L, C/NDT

Stephanie Mielke OTD, OTR/L

Susanne Smith Roley OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Tessa Milman OTD, OTR/L

Whitney Pike OTR/L

William Morgan PhD


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Ayres Sensory Integration® Training Course

Ayres Sensory Integration®: OT 610

B.S. to M.A.: Course Sequence

B.S. to M.A.: Curriculum and Requirements

B.S. to M.A.: Transfer Students

Bachelor’s to Master’s in Occupational Therapy

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Level I Fieldwork

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M.A. in Occupational Therapy (Two-Year): Course Sequence*

M.A. in Occupational Therapy (Two-Year): Curriculum and Requirements

Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy: The On-Campus Program for Therapists

Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy: The Online Program for Therapists

Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy: The Two-Year, Entry-Level Professional Program

Meet the Bachelor’s to Master’s Students

Meet the Doctor of Philosophy in Occupational Science (Ph.D.) Students

Meet the Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Students

Meet the One-Year Master’s Students

Meet the Two-Year Master’s Students

Minor in Occupational Science

Minor in Occupational Science:  Curriculum and Requirements

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Occupational Science Minor Courses

OT 610: International Students

OTD Student Profiles

OTD: Course Sequence*

OTD: Curriculum and Requirements

OTD: Previous Projects

PhD in Occupational Science: Course Sequence

PhD in Occupational Science: Curriculum and Requirements

PhD in Occupational Science: Immersion Experiences

Pi Theta Epsilon

Post-Professional M.A. in Occupational Therapy (On-Campus): Course Sequence

Post-Professional M.A. in Occupational Therapy (On-Campus): Curriculum and Requirements

Postdoctoral Training

Pre-Occupational Therapy Club

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Sensory Integration (SI)

Sensory Integration: Advanced Training

Sensory Integration: Courses

Sensory Integration: OT 610

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Summer Occupational Therapy and English Program for International Students and Therapists

Summer Occupational Therapy English (SOTE) Program Application Form


Trojans Talk OT

USC Occupational Therapy and Science Council (OTSC)

USC OT Design in Action

USC Student-Run Clinic

USC/WPS Certification Program Course 1

USC/WPS S.I. Certification Program Course 2

USC/WPS S.I. Certification Program Course 3

USC/WPS S.I. Certification Program Course 4

USC/WPS Sensory Integration Certification Frequently Asked Questions

USC/WPS Sensory Integration Certification Program

Ways for USC Students to Learn More About Occupational Therapy


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Information Sessions

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Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy: The On-Campus Program for Therapists

Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy: The Online Program for Therapists

Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy: The Two-Year, Entry-Level Professional Program

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Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at USC

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What Kind of OT Would You Be?


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Autism in Urban Context

Boundary Crossing

Effectiveness of Bowel and Bladder Techniques in Children With Spina Bifida

Interdisciplinary Partnerships

Lifestyle Redesign® for Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Spinal Cord Injury (PUPS)

Occupational Science PhD Dissertations

Previous Funded Research Projects

Recent Faculty Publications

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Training Occupational Therapy Specialists

Training Opportunities

USC Occupational Science Symposium

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Well Elderly Study

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About Health Coaching

About the USC Occupational Therapy Faculty Practice


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Evidence for Occupational Therapy’s Effectiveness

Hospital-Based Occupational Therapy Programs

Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital Occupational Therapy

Lifestyle Redesign® for Headaches Program

Lifestyle Redesign® Diabetes Program

Lifestyle Redesign® Life Coaching

Lifestyle Redesign® Pain Management Program

Lifestyle Redesign® Smoking Cessation Program

Lifestyle Redesign® Weight Management Program

Lifestyle Risk Assessment & Executive Health

On Campus Health Coaching for USC Students

Optimal Living for Multiple Sclerosis

OT On Call

OTFP Program Schedule

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Transitions for Adolescents and Young Adults on the Autism/Asperger’s Spectrum

USC Occupational Therapy Patient Care

Veterans In Transition

Videos Related to the Faculty Practice


2014 USC Occupational Therapy Career Fair


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USC Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Alumni Association


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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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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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