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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John Margetis OTD, OTR/L

John Margetis OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Room: CHP 133
(323) 442-5370
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Biography

John Margetis specializes in neurologic and critical care rehabilitation with clinical interests in vascular/acquired brain injury, stroke, neuroimaging and neurocognitive dysfunction. In addition to providing direct patient care, Dr. Margetis mentors fellow faculty members, doctoral residents and Levels I and II fieldwork students. During his doctoral residency he authored a position paper defining the role of occupational therapy in acute care settings, and has been an invited lecturer on congenital amputations at USC and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Education

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 Occupational Therapy
2011 | University of Southern California

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology
2011 | University of Southern California

Publications

2018

Other Articles

O'Leary, L., Margetis, J., Mills, E., & Velasco, P. (2018, June 22). Mind the gap: Navigating the transition from pediatric to adult health care [Radio segment]. Marketplace Weekend. Los Angeles, CA: American Public Media. Full text

Conference Presentations/Proceedings

Kuo, G., Cen, S., Zheng, L., Vazquez, A., Margetis, J., Holguin, J., Trummer, K., Emanuel, B., Kim-Tenser, M., & Bulic, S. (2018). Is the slope of optic nerve sheath diameter change in malignant middle cerebral artery stroke associated with mortality outcomes? Neurology, 90(15 Supplement), S40.006. Full text Show abstract

2013

Journal Articles

Liew, S.-L., Sheng, T., Margetis, J. L., & Aziz-Zadeh, L. S. (2013). Both novelty and expertise increase action observation network activity. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 541. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2013.00541 Show abstract