Sonia Trejo OTD, OTR/L, SWC (she/her)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy; appointed faculty at USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Sonia Trejo is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy at the UCEDD at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention with a minor in Occupational Science, in addition to her Master of Arts and Doctorate of Occupational Therapy degrees, all of which are from the University of Southern California. Her doctorate degree focused on the development of the Re.F.R.A.M.E. Mealtimes Model, a framework for holistically supporting children and families with feeding challenges.
Sonia’s experiences are centered around pediatrics in a variety of settings. Her passions include feeding assessment and intervention, interdisciplinary collaboration, and family-centered care. She also enjoys finding solutions to address the needs of families as well as program development. In her role at the USC UCEDD, she serves at the Feeding Clinic Coordinator in addition to providing clinical services within a pediatric mental health setting. Additional interests include serving diverse and underserved populations and providing culturally relevant and sensitive care to clients and families.
Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
2019 | University of Southern California
Master of Arts (MA)
in Occupational Therapy
2008 | University of Southern California
Bachelor of Science (BS)
in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (Minor in Occupational Science)
2006 | University of Southern California
October 8, 2021
As Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month comes to an end, students and faculty talk identity: how do you self-identify and why? Student ambassador Silvia Hernandez Cuellar spoke to classmates and faculty to learn more about the significance behind their chosen identities and put together the quotes and…