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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Carnie Lewis OTD, OTR/L, Neuro-IFRAH® Certified

Carnie Lewis OTD, OTR/L, Neuro-IFRAH® Certified

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Room: CHP 133
(323) 442-5370
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Biography

Carnie Lewis completed her Bachelor’s to Master’s (BS-MA) progressive degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California. She then completed her Occupational Therapy Doctorate at USC with an acute care clinical residency at USC’s Keck Hospital and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Hospital. Throughout her clinical residency, she worked on further advancing occupational therapy’s role in multidisciplinary fall prevention and exploring OT’s role in palliative care within the acute care healthcare system. In addition, Carnie has a passion for advocacy and healthcare policy at the local, national and International level.

Dr. Lewis currently serves as a clinical faculty member at Keck Hospital of USC and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Hospital. She is Neuro-IFRAH® Certified for the treatment and management of adults with hemiplegia from stroke or brain injury, and continues to focus on advancing occupational therapy within fall prevention and palliative care. In addition, Dr. Lewis currently serves as the OTAC Political Action Committee (PAC) Chair.

Education

Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
2019 | University of Southern California

Master of Arts (MA) in Occupational Therapy
2018 | University of Southern California

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Occupational Therapy, Minor in International Relations
2017 | University of Southern California