University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Redesigning Lives Globally
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Adolescents and young adults Sarah Bream OTD, OTR/L
Liz Carley OTD, OTR/L
Celso Delgado Jr. OTD, OTR/L
Amputation Lisa Deshaies OTR/L, CHT
Animal-assisted therapy Olga Solomon PhD
Animal model Barbara Thompson PhD
Anthropology Gelya Frank PhD
Cheryl Mattingly PhD
Arthritis Lisa Deshaies OTR/L, CHT
Autism Julie Bissell OTD, OTR/L, ATP
Erna Blanche PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Sharon Cermak EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Olga Solomon PhD
Biostatistics Stanley P. Azen PhD
Michael Carlson PhD
Cheryl Vigen PhD
Brain injury rehabilitation Samia Rafeedie OTD, OTR/L
Burns Lisa Deshaies OTR/L, CHT
Carpal tunnel syndrome Shawn Roll PhD, OTR/L, CWCE
Client-centered Julie McLaughlin Gray PhD, OTR/L
Clinical services Katie Jordan OTD, OTR/L
Clinical reasoning Cheryl Mattingly PhD
Clinical trials Stanley P. Azen PhD
Community-based services Sarah Bream OTD, OTR/L
Linda Fazio PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Deborah Pitts PhD, MBA, OTR, BCMH, CPRP
Curricula design and development Linda Fazio PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Samia Rafeedie OTD, OTR/L
Data management Cheryl Vigen PhD
Developmental disabilities and early intervention Jesús Díaz OTD, OTR/L
Karrie Kingsley OTD, OTR/L
Shelby Surfas OTD, OTR/L
Diabetes management Beth Pyatak PhD, OTR/L
Chantelle Rice OTD, OTR/L
Disability studies Gelya Frank PhD
Cheryl Mattingly PhD
Ann Neville-Jan PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Dyspraxia Sharon Cermak EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Empathy Lisa Aziz-Zadeh PhD
Sook-Lei Liew PhD, OTR/L
Epidemiology Stanley P. Azen PhD
Cheryl Vigen PhD
Ethnography Mary Lawlor ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Olga Solomon PhD
Evidence-based practice Samia Rafeedie OTD, OTR/L
Faculty Practice Camille Dieterle OTD, OTR/L
Katie Jordan OTD, OTR/L
Chantelle Rice OTD, OTR/L
Fall prevention Natalie Leland PhD, OTR/L, BCG
Fidelity measures Jesús Díaz OTD, OTR/L
Fieldwork education Karen Park OTD, OTR/L, SWC, CLE
Carey Sokol MA, OTR/L
Jaynee Taguchi-Meyer OTD, OTR/L
Joan Vartanian OTR/L
Functional imaging Lisa Aziz-Zadeh PhD
Sook-Lei Liew PhD, OTR/L
Gender studies Gelya Frank PhD
Gerontology Natalie Leland PhD, OTR/L, BCG
Hospital administration Katie Jordan OTD, OTR/L
Lifestyle Redesign® Florence Clark PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Michael Carlson PhD
Camille Dieterle OTD, OTR/L
Katie Jordan OTD, OTR/L
Beth Pyatak PhD, OTR/L
Chantelle Rice OTD, OTR/L
Linguistics Olga Solomon PhD
Low vision Natalie Leland PhD, OTR/L, BCG
Maternal and child health Mary Lawlor ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Mental health Sarah Bream OTD, OTR/L
Celso Delgado Jr. OTD, OTR/L
Deborah Pitts PhD, MBA, OTR, BCMH, CPRP
Mirror neuron system Lisa Aziz-Zadeh PhD
Sook-Lei Liew PhD, OTR/L
Motivational interviewing Linda Fazio PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Narrative studies Cheryl Mattingly PhD
Olga Solomon PhD
Neurodevelopment Barbara Thompson PhD
Neuroscience Lisa Aziz-Zadeh PhD
Sook-Lei Liew PhD, OTR/L
Occupational science Florence Clark PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Erna Blanche PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Michael Carlson PhD
William Morgan PhD
Older adults Natalie Leland PhD, OTR/L, BCG
Pediatrics Erna Blanche PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Linda Fazio PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Phenomenology of pain Ann Neville-Jan PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Philosophy of sports William Morgan PhD
Physical disabilities and rehabilitation Lisa Deshaies OTR/L, CHT
Julie McLaughlin Gray PhD, OTR/L
Samia Rafeedie OTD, OTR/L
Play Erna Blanche PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Linda Fazio PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Prenatal drug exposure Barbara Thompson PhD
Pressure ulcer prevention Michael Carlson PhD
Celso Delgado Jr. OTD, OTR/L
Jesús Díaz OTD, OTR/L
Professional issues Florence Clark PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Psychiatric rehabilitation Deborah Pitts PhD, MBA, OTR, BCMH, CPRP
Qualitative methods Mary Lawlor ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Ann Neville-Jan PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Recovery model Deborah Pitts PhD, MBA, OTR, BCMH, CPRP
Research methods Gelya Frank PhD
School-based practice Julie Bissell OTD, OTR/L, ATP
Karrie Kingsley OTD, OTR/L
Sensory integration and sensory processing Julie Bissell OTD, OTR/L, ATP
Sharon Cermak EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Erna Blanche PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Shelby Surfas OTD, OTR/L
Service disparities Mary Lawlor ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Cheryl Mattingly PhD
Sociology William Morgan PhD
Spanish Erna Blanche PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Celso Delgado Jr. OTD, OTR/L
Jesús Díaz OTD, OTR/L
Spina bifida Ann Neville-Jan PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Stroke Julie McLaughlin Gray PhD, OTR/L
Sook-Lei Liew PhD, OTR/L
Study design Cheryl Vigen PhD
Sustainability Camille Dieterle OTD, OTR/L
Technology Olga Solomon PhD
Jaynee Taguchi-Meyer OTD, OTR/L
Ultrasonography Shawn Roll PhD, OTR/L, CWCE
Upper extremity rehabilitation Lisa Deshaies OTR/L, CHT
Weight management Camille Dieterle OTD, OTR/L
Well Elderly Florence Clark PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Stanley P. Azen PhD
Michael Carlson PhD
Work and industry Shawn Roll PhD, OTR/L, CWCE
Yoga Camille Dieterle OTD, OTR/L