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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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Karrie Kingsley OTD, OTR/L (they/them/theirs)

Karrie Kingsley OTD, OTR/L

Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

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(323) 442-3723
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Karrie Kingsley earned their Doctorate of Occupational Therapy degree from USC with a portfolio program focused on occupation-based approaches to developing social skills in elementary school. They received their Master of Arts degree in occupational therapy from USC, and Bachelor of Arts degree in human development from California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Kingsley is an expert in early intervention and school-based occupational therapy. They were the Project Director of the Training Occupational Therapy Specialists (TOTS) grant, a U.S. Department of Education training grant which trained dozens of USC occupational therapy graduate students to provide interventions for young children and their families.

Dr. Kingsley is USC’s Associate Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer for Faculty and Staff Success. They frequently provide trainings and presentations on issues related to diversity, equity and access at the local, national and international levels, with specific expertise and interests in the impact of implicit bias in care settings and LGBTQ2IA inclusivity in clinical practice. Dr. Kingsley is the faculty advisor for OTs for OuTreach, a student group committed to working with underserved and marginalized communities.


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