University of Southern California
University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Admissions
Admissions

Meet the Admissions Team

Kristin Nxumalo

Kristin Nxumalo OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
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Kristin provides admissions advisement to the following programs:

Occupational therapy is a dynamic, engaging and impactful career path which seeks to serve others in truly meaningful ways.  Our educational programs are dedicated to developing curious, creative and committed leaders of the profession. I am excited to be a part of the admissions team here at USC because I get to share my passion for occupational therapy and help students discover their own!  Please feel free to contact me any time about our Entry-Level Master’s or PhD programs.

Amber Bennett

Amber Bennett OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
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Amber provides admissions advisement to the following programs:

I am so thankful to have found the wonderful profession of occupational therapy. It is truly a joy meeting people on a daily basis who have discovered occupational science and occupational therapy and helping them pursue their professional goals. I am inspired by the enthusiasm and dedication of our students who have become impactful providers and leaders. Please feel free to contact me at any time with questions about our Bachelor’s to Master’s program or our Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program!

Emily Ochi

Emily Ochi OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
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Emily provides admissions advisement to the following programs:

A career in occupational therapy enables individuals to positively impact people, families and communities.  It is exciting to help students learn to affect lives in meaningful ways through occupational therapy, and I am privileged to share my experience in and enthusiasm for the profession!  Please feel free to contact me with any questions about our Post-Professional Master’s program.