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University of Southern California
University of Southern California
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Katie Jordan OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Katie Jordan OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Associate Chair of Occupational Therapy Clinical Services, Director of OT and Speech Therapy, Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, and Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

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Katie Jordan received dual bachelor’s degrees in Fine Arts and in Psychology and Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine. She worked as a pilates and dance instructor for several years while pursing her Occupational Therapy Doctorate degree at the University of Southern California. After obtaining her OTD, Dr. Jordan became the Director of the USC Occupational Therapy Faculty Practice. She utilized her skills as a Lifestyle Redesign® specialist with clients in the Weight Management program and in Executive Health. She was also on the faculty team that designed and implemented the LifeAdvisor training program for the Four Season’s Westlake Resort Hotel, and has taught the Lifestyle Redesign® Pathway course in the USC Chan Division’s professional program.

In 2008, Dr. Jordan left USC to relocate to Austin, Texas, where she was the lead therapist at a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital. Upon her return to USC in 2009, she became the Associate Chair of OT Clinical Service in the Division, and the Director of OT and Speech Therapy services at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital. Drawing upon her leadership experience in acute rehabilitation and Lifestyle Redesign®, Dr. Jordan is working diligently to integrate, support and expand all clinical occupational therapy services across USC’s campuses and community clinics.

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