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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Faculty
Faculty

Marisa Hernandez OTD, OTR/L

Marisa Hernandez

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Room: CHP 133
(323) 442-5370
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Biography

Marisa Hernandez works as a clinical faculty member at Keck Hospital of USC where she provides direct patient care in the inpatient rehabilitation unit. As a member of the interdisciplinary care team, she works towards increasing patient's participation and level of independence in valued daily routines.
 
Dr. Hernandez completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at University of San Diego followed by her master's and clinical doctorate degrees in occupational therapy at the University of Southern California. As a doctoral resident at Keck Hospital of USC, Dr. Hernandez focused on strengthening interprofessional communication and increasing patient engagement. Her efforts helped further program development and instill a rehabilitation culture on the unit.

Education

Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
2014 | University of Southern California

Master of Arts (MA) in Occupational Therapy
2013 | University of Southern California

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology
2010 | University of San Diego