Stephanie Tsai OTD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
Stephanie Tsai received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and social behavior from the University of California, Irvine. She then completed her master’s degree in occupational therapy and went on to pursue her clinical doctorate of occupational therapy degree at the University of Southern California. As a doctoral resident at Keck Hospital of USC, she focused on researching and integrating assessment tools into occupational therapy practice to facilitate the generation of evidence demonstrating occupational therapy’s distinct role in acute care settings.
Dr. Tsai currently serves as a clinical faculty member at Keck Hospital of USC, where she works with a variety of patient populations and diagnoses across the continuum of care.
Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
2017 | University of Southern California
Master of Arts (MA)
in Occupational Therapy
2016 | University of Southern California
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
in Psychology and Social Behavior
2013 | University of California, Irvine
Tsai, S., & Peterson, E. (2019, April). Championing high-quality care: Integrating assessments into occupational therapy acute care practice. OT Practice, 24(4), 12-15. Full text
Faculty duo earn national award for industry magazine article >
Stephanie Tsai and Elyse Peterson to receive the 2020 AOTA Jeanette Bair Writer’s Award.
December 17, 2019
Championing High-Quality Care: Integrating Assessments Into Occupational Therapy Acute Care Practice >
Stephanie Tsai and Elyse Peterson, in OT Practice | March 21, 2019