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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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Marisa Hernandez OTD, OTR/L, PAM (she/her/hers)

Marisa Hernandez OTD, OTR/L, PAM

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Keck Hospital
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Dr. Marisa Hernandez completed her BA in Psychology at the University of San Diego and continued on at the University of Southern California where she completed her MA and Doctorate degrees in Occupational Therapy. Dr. Hernandez completed her clinical residency at Keck Medical Center of USC focusing in the acute rehabilitation unit (ARU). Upon completion of her residency, she remained at USC as Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy, continuing her work in the ARU. After five years of practice, Dr. Hernandez moved to Chicago where she worked in the Spinal Cord Innovation Center at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly RIC) followed by Rush University Medical Center. After 3 years, Dr. Hernandez returned to USC as Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy. Dr. Hernandez is certified in Physical Agent Modalities and has a special interest in the neurological patient population throughout the continuum of care.

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