Elizabeth Zepeda OTD, OTR/L (she/her/hers)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
Elizabeth Zepeda received her Master’s degree and Doctorate of Occupational Therapy degree at the University of Southern California. Her clinical residency was completed at the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), where she provided field-based occupational therapy services to children, adolescents, and young adults served within the Child and Transitional-Age Youth (TAY) Full-Service Partnership (FSP) Program. The UCEDD’s Child and TAY FSP program is an intensive, community-based mental health program dedicated to supporting children, adolescents, young adults, and families with high mental health and daily living support needs utilizing a client-centered, strengths-based, and culturally-humble approach to care.
As a clinical faculty member at the UCEDD, Dr. Zepeda is passionate about working with and bridging service gaps for vulnerable communities to ensure that all children, youth, and their families are provided with the services, resources, and supports that they need to learn, grow, and succeed.
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)
2015 | California State University, Fullerton
Lela Llorens Award for Creativity in Occupational Therapy | 2020
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
October 8, 2021
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