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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Ashley Halle OTD, OTR/L

Ashley Halle OTD, OTR/L

Coordinator of Primary Care Residency and Services and Associate Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Room: CHP 138A
(323) 442-2268
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Biography

Ashley Halle graduated from USC with a bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Studies and a minor in Occupational Science. She continued at USC to pursue her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy and then her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy degree. Her doctoral work focused on interprofessional primary health care, which continues to be an area of passion and expertise.

Dr. Halle currently balances various teaching, administrative and clinical responsibilities at the USC Chan Division. These roles include providing patient care in primary health care settings, teaching and training students, generating and supporting innovative work in primary care and collaborating on various interprofessional projects. She is passionate about student learning, interprofessional education and collaborative practice, transforming primary health care environments to best meet the needs of patients and populations and expanding occupational therapy’s role in primary health care to help people live happier, healthier and more meaningful lives.

Awards

Extraordinary Engagement Award | 2014
USC Civic Engagement

Education

Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
2012 | University of Southern California

Master of Arts (MA) in Occupational Therapy
2011 | University of Southern California

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Studies
2008 | University of Southern California

Publications

2018

Journal Articles

Halle, A. D., Mroz, T. M., Fogelberg, D. J., & Leland, N. E. (2018). Health policy perspectives—Occupational therapy and primary care: Updates and trends. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72(3), 7203090010p1-7203090010p6. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2018.723001 Show abstract

Other Articles

Valasek, S., & Halle, A. (2018). Practicing in an established primary care setting: Practical tips and considerations. OT Practice, 23(15), 8–11, 13. https://doi.org/10.7138/otp.2018.2315.f1

2016

Journal Articles

Leland, N. E., Fogelberg, D. J., Halle, A. D., & Mroz, T. M. (2016). Occupational therapy and management of multiple chronic conditions in the context of health care reform. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71(1), 7101090010p1-7101090010p6. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.711001 Show abstract

2015

Other Articles

Halle, A. D. (2015, Spring/Summer). Integration of behavioral and mental health providers in primary care: Challenges and opportunities. Outlook: Newsletter of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Full text

2014

Journal Articles

Reilly, J. M., Aranda, M. P., Segal-Gidan, F., Halle, A., Han, P. P., Harris, P., Jordan, K., Mulligan, R., Resnik, C., Tsai, K. Y., Williams, B., & Cousineau, M. R. (2014). Assessment of student interprofessional education (IPE) training for team-based geriatric home care: Does IPE training change students' knowledge and attitudes? Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 33(4), 177-193. https://doi.org/10.1080/01621424.2014.968502 Show abstract