Linsey Grunes OTD, OTR/L
Associate Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
Linsey Grunes was born in the United States but was raised in Europe and in Hong Kong. She completed her undergraduate, master’s and clinical doctorate degrees at the University of Southern California. She is now assistant professor of clinical occupational therapy, providing instruction in the foundations of pediatric occupational therapy practice, school-based practice and participating in research projects for the USC Chan Division’s Sensory Integration, Engagement and Family Life Initiative.
Dr. Grunes has more than 10 years of clinical experience in a variety of pediatric settings, and has served in leadership roles mentoring clinicians, developing and implementing programs and coordinating fieldwork placements. She has extensive experience and additional training in sensory integration, pediatric and perinatal mental health and promoting social and community engagement for children and families. Her doctoral work focused on program evaluation and quality improvement for group social skills programming.