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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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Jesús Díaz OTD, OTR/L

Jesús Díaz OTD, OTR/L

Associate Chair of Diversity, Access and Equity and Associate Professor of Research

CHP 222N
(323) 442-2741
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Jesús Díaz was born in Mexico City and was raised in Los Angeles. He completed his undergraduate, master’s and clinical doctorate degrees at the University of Southern California. He currently serves as associate professor of research providing support to NIH-funded research projects housed within the division, teaching several courses within the professional master’s degree program and serving as a faculty mentor to Occupational Therapy Doctorate students. Dr. Díaz also works as an occupational therapist providing early intervention services to children in their homes and in clinical settings.

Dr. Díaz is the first Associate Chair of Diversity, Access and Equity (DAE) for the Chan Division. Serving as an integral part of the division’s leadership team, he oversees the development of initiatives, practices, programs and policies across education, research and practice/service missions to support the division, school and university’s goals toward diversity and inclusion.

Research Interests

Fidelity Measures, Spinal Cord Injury, Pressure Ulcers

Education

Selected Publications

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