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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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Jamie Wilcox OTD, OTR/L

Jamie Wilcox OTD, OTR/L

Associate Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Keck Hospital
CHP 133
(323) 442-5370
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Dr. Wilcox works as an occupational therapist and lead clinician at Keck Medical Center of USC. She specializes in pulmonary, organ transplant and critical care rehabilitation. Her academic and clinical interests include occupational therapy interventions for patients living with acute and chronic lung diseases; post-intensive care syndrome; and early rehabilitation/mobilization for patients with severe critical illness. Since March 2020, Dr. Wilcox has been on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic caring for patients during and after hospitalization for acute COVID-19-related illness.

In addition to her clinical duties, Dr. Wilcox teaches in the AOTA-sponsored OT Fellowship Program at Keck Hospital of USC, and mentors OTD doctoral residents and fieldwork students.

Dr. Wilcox completed her OTD doctoral residency at Keck Hospital of USC with a focus on occupational therapy’s role in palliative care. In 2019, she returned to the (virtual) classroom to pursue a Master’s of Public Health degree at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.


Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
2014 | University of Southern California

Master of Arts (MA) in Occupational Therapy
2013 | University of Southern California

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology
2011 | University of California, Santa Barbara



Journal Articles

Wilcox, J., & Frank, E. (2021). Occupational therapy for the long haul of post-COVID syndrome: A case report. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 75(Suppl. 1), 7511210060. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2021.049223 Show abstract

Wilcox, J., Peterson, K. S., Lewis, C. M., & Margetis, J. L. (2021). Occupational therapy during COVID-19–related critical illness: A case report. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 75(Suppl. 1), 7511210010. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2021.049196 Show abstract

Margetis, J. L., Wilcox, J., Thompson, C., & Mannion, N. (2021). Occupational therapy: Essential to critical care rehabilitation. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 75, 7502170010. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2021.048827 Show abstract

Other Articles

Wilcox, J., Thompson, C., Mannion, N., & Margetis, J. L. (2021, April). Functional impairments in COVID-19: A guide for occupational therapy practitioners. OT Practice, 26(4), 16-20. Full text


Other Articles

Chen, W., Murakami, J., & Wilcox, J. (2020). Helping clients prepare for and recover from lung transplant. OT Practice, 25(5), 11-14. Full text


Conference Presentations/Proceedings

Murakami, J. K., & Wilcox, J. (2019). Measuring self-management skills in adults with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 54(S2), S413. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.22495 Show abstract


Other Articles

Liang, L., Wong, V., & Wilcox, J. (2017). A novel approach to reducing hand tremors: Beyond weighted equipment. OT Practice, 5, 18-19. Full text


Conference Presentations/Proceedings

Park, J., Wilcox, J., Rao, A., & Afshar, K. (2015). Process evaluation of including an occupational therapist within a multidisciplinary CF care team. Pediatric Pulmonology, 50(S41), S428. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.23297 Show abstract

Wilcox, J., Park, J. J., Rao, A., & Afshar, K. (2015). Promoting healthy lifestyles through improving disease self-management. Pediatric Pulmonology, 50(S41), S429. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.23297 Show abstract