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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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Tracy Jalaba OTD, OTR/L(she/her/hers)

Tracy Jalaba OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Room: HRA 500
(323) 442-3340
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Tracy Jalaba completed her doctoral residency at the USC Occupational Therapy Faculty Practice, where she focused on expanding and improving the Lifestyle Redesign program for adults and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). As a clinical faculty member, Dr. Jalaba continues to work with clients in a variety of programs at OTFP with an emphasis on clients in the mental health, college student and ASD Lifestyle Redesign programs. Additionally, Dr. Jalaba works as a team member and clinician representing occupational therapy at USC Disability Services & Programs.


Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
2015 | University of Southern California

Master of Arts (MA) in Occupational Therapy
2014 | University of Southern California

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Exercise Biology
2010 | University of California, Davis



Book Chapters

Jalaba, T., Smith, L., Rice, C., & Lawlor, M. (2018). Promoting wellness and healthy living for individuals with ASD. In R. Watling & S. L. Spitzer (Eds.), Autism across the lifespan: A comprehensive occupational therapy approach (pp. 447-464). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press. Full text