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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Myka Winder OTD, OTR/L

Myka Winder OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Room: CHP 122
(323) 442-2431
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Biography

Myka Winder double majored in English (Creative Writing emphasis) and Neuroscience at USC. She then pursued her master’s degree in occupational therapy at USC. She developed expertise in Lifestyle Redesign® at the USC Occupational Therapy Faculty Practice and in education while completing her clinical Occupational Therapy Doctorate degree. Her doctoral work focused on contributing to curriculum development and teaching in foundational occupational therapy courses. Dr. Winder worked as a therapist at the OT Faculty Practice for several years and focused on working with the college student population. She has also worked in early intervention with children with developmental delays and disabilities.

Dr. Winder currently teaches in the professional program, as well as in the minor and prerequisite courses. She acts as co-advisor for the USC Alpha Eta chapter of Pi Theta Epsilon national occupational therapy honor society and is currently a Faculty Resident at USC’s Pardee Tower in the South Residential College.

Education

Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
2011 | University of Southern California

Master of Arts (MA) in Occupational Therapy
2010 | University of Southern California

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English (Creative Writing emphasis)
2007 | University of Southern California

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Neuroscience
2007 | University of Southern California