Meet the Admissions Team
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Amber Bennett OTD, OTR/L(she/her/hers)
Director of Admissions and Associate Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
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Dr. Bennett provides admissions advisement to the following programs:
I am so thankful to have found the wonderful profession of occupational therapy. It is truly a joy meeting people on a daily basis who have discovered occupational science and occupational therapy and helping them pursue their professional goals. I am inspired by the enthusiasm and dedication of our students who have become impactful providers and leaders.
Hyon Min (Catherine) Shin OTD, OTR/L, MBA(she/her/hers)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
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Dr. Shin provides admissions advisement to the following programs:
- Post-Professional Master’s of Occupational Therapy
- Post-Professional Doctorate of Occupational Therapy
I was drawn to work as an occupational therapist because this profession enables me to positively impact people, families and communities. As a faculty member, I have always enjoyed helping students learn to affect lives in meaningful ways through occupational therapy, and I am privileged to share my experience in and enthusiasm for the profession as a part of the admissions team!
Amanda Speights DHSc, OTR/L(she/her/hers)
Associate Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
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Dr. Speights provides admissions advisement to the following programs:
- Undergraduate Minor in Occupational Science
- Bachelor’s to Doctorate in Occupational Therapy
- Entry-Level Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
The OT profession has provided me with opportunities to serve and lead the communities I care about in a way that reflects my commitment to living a purpose-driven life. As a faculty member, I enjoy helping prepare future practitioners to navigate a dynamic and ever-changing healthcare environment while engaging in lifelong learning.
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Natalie provides administrative support for all USC Chan programs.
I have always been passionate about helping others. Working in the Chan division has helped prepare me for a life of service and fulfilled my dream of giving back to my community. It is a privilege to interact daily with such a diverse group of applicants, staff, students, and faculty.