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

Tara Perry OTD, OTR/L

Tara Perry

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Room: CHP 133
Phone: (323) 442-5370
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Biography

Tara Perry is a clinical faculty member at Keck Hospital of USC where she provides direct patient care and works closely with patient populations in acute, critical care and inpatient rehabilitation settings. As a faculty member of the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, she supports clinical mentorship relationships, fieldwork education and program development within various populations. During her doctoral residency at Keck Hospital of USC, she gained experience delivering hospital-based acute care and developed resources for the USC Spine Center, including an evidence-based evaluation and intervention protocol for patients with spinal conditions of neurological and orthopaedic etiology.
 
Dr. Perry earned both her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy and Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy degrees from the University of Southern California. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of San Francisco. She maintains professional memberships with the American Occupational Therapy Association, the Occupational Therapy Association of California and the North American Spine Society.

Education

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

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

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Philosophy
University of San Francisco
2002