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University of Southern California
University of Southern California
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Amber Bennett OTD, OTR/L (she/her/hers)

Amber Bennett OTD, OTR/L

Director of Admissions and Associate Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

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(323) 442-2460
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Amber Bennett is the Director of Admissions for the USC Chan Division, overseeing the admissions criteria and processes for USC Chan’s academic programs across the continuum of higher education.

Dr. Bennett is a member of the Admissions Team for the Bachelor’s to Doctorate in Occupational Therapy program and the Post-Professional Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program. She is Faculty in Residence with the Office of Residential Education, and resides on campus to support and foster the undergraduate residential community. In addition, she provides services to patients at Keck Hospital of USC in acute, critical care and inpatient rehabilitation settings, and currently teaches “Foundations of Occupation: Creativity, Craft, and Activity Analysis” in the division’s professional program.

Dr. Bennett earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies from San Jose State University, and received both her Master of Arts and Doctorate of Occupational Therapy degrees from the University of Southern California. During her doctoral residency at Keck Hospital of USC, Dr. Bennett focused on advancing occupational therapy as a partner in the continuum of care for patients with heart failure.


Selected Publications

In Chan News