University of Southern California
Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Redesigning Lives Globally
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Elyse Peterson OTD, OTR/L

Elyse Peterson

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Room: CHP 133
Phone: (323) 442-5370
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Elyse Peterson is a clinical faculty member at Keck Medical Center of USC, where she works with a variety of patient populations and diagnoses. As a USC doctoral resident, she conducted research under the guidance of Professor Sharon Cermak exploring the effects of a sensory adapted dental environment on children's behaviors during oral care encounters.


Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
University of Southern California

Master of Arts (MA) in Occupational Therapy
University of Southern California

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Basic Medical Sciences
Washington State University