Emily Ochi OTD, OTR/L
Director of the Post-Professional Master's Program and Associate Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
Emily Ochi attended undergraduate school at Vanderbilt University where she earned her BS in Human and Organization Behavior. She received her Master of Arts degree in occupational therapy and her Doctorate of Clinical Occupational Therapy degree at the University of Southern California. As a doctoral resident at USC, Emily explored the role of family-centered care in occupational therapy.
Dr. Ochi serves as the Director of the Post-Professional Master’s program and teaches in both the Entry-Level and Post-Professional Master’s programs. Dr. Ochi is also Director of the USC Chan Sensory Integration CE Certificate program. She is particularly interested in accessibility and inclusion to promote community participation and creating inclusive visitor experiences for museums and other cultural institutions.
Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
2013 | University of Southern California
Master of Arts (MA)
in Occupational Therapy
2012 | University of Southern California
Bachelor of Science (BS)
in Human and Organization Development
2008 | Vanderbilt University
New project aims to increase trust for future autism research >
Two-year project will build formal alliances that accentuate perspectives of autistic people, their family members and caregivers, service providers and researchers.
April 2, 2021
The Help Group — USC Occupational Science Initiative heads to the museum with upcoming project >
By Mike McNulty The Help Group – USC Occupational Science Initiative has announced its next project to develop opportunities for advancing community-based social participation for children with autism spectrum disorders. Under the direction of Mary Lawlor, associate chair of research and professor…
March 21, 2016