University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Redesigning Lives Globally
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Faculty

Faculty

Jaynee Taguchi-Meyer OTD, OTR/L

Jaynee Meyer

Academic Coordinator of Fieldwork Education (Adult Physical Rehabilitation and Disability) and Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Room: CHP 133
Phone: (323) 442-2857
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Biography

Jaynee Taguchi-Meyer has expertise in acute rehabilitation, physical disabilities and fieldwork education. She earned a BS degree in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University and an MA and OTD in Occupational Therapy from USC. Her master's thesis research examined factors influencing practitioners' participation in fieldwork education. Serving as a Regional Fieldwork Consultant for the American Occupational Therapy Association, Dr. Taguchi-Meyer has educated occupational therapy practitioners in California, Nevada and Hawaii, and at national level conferences. She is the author of "Managing a Fieldwork Program," a chapter in the AOTA Self-Study Series "Meeting the Fieldwork Challenge", originally published in 2000. Her other emerging interest areas include development of innovative practice arenas for occupational therapists and utilization of cutting-edge technology to assist older individuals' participation in meaningful occupations and daily life.

Education

Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
University of Southern California
2006

Master of Arts (MA) in Occupational Therapy
University of Southern California
1998

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Occupational Therapy
San Jose State University
1985

Publications

Other Articles

Meyer, J. T. (2014). Ensuring a diverse workforce: Fieldwork success for occupational therapy students with disabilities [Fieldwork issues]. OT Practice, 19(20), 18-19. Link to full text

Stutz-Tanenbaum, P., Johnson, C., & Meyer, J. T. (2010). The AOTA fieldwork educator certificate program. OT Practice, 15(22), 18-20. Link to full text