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    Camille Dieterle, MA

    TitleAssistant Professor Instructional Non Tenure Track
    SchoolHerman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
    DepartmentOccupational Science and Occupational Therapy
    AddressCHP 138B
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089-9003
    Phone+1 323 442 2269
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      Camille Dieterle is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy (OT) at the USC Mrs T. H Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy.

      Dieterle teaches courses to undergraduate and graduate level students in the areas of health promotion, wellness and Lifestyle Redesign®, an occupational therapy intervention for prevention and better self-management of chronic conditions.

      From 2008-2013 Dieterle directed the clinical operations of the USC Occupational Therapy Faculty Practice, an outpatient OT clinic staffed by USC OT faculty clinicians and doctoral residents. The USC Occupational Therapy Faculty Practice primarily uses the Lifestyle Redesign® approach to help patients acquire health-promoting habits and routines and incorporate them into daily life. Her clinical focus includes prevention and management of chronic disease including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, chronic pain, chronic stress and mental health.

      She has been featured in nationally distributed media, including MSN.com, and frequently lectures at national and international professional conferences and has served as a consultant to the USC Executive Health program, where she guided business executives through the process of Lifestyle Redesign®.

      She is certified to teach both hatha and kundalini yoga, and danced professionally in New York and Atlanta before finding her passion for the healing arts. She has been teaching yoga for over 12 years to students across the lifespan including people with chronic conditions and disabilities, professional dancers, older adults, stressed professionals and the USC football team.

      Clinical Interests
      Prevention, Wellness and Medication Reduction through Lifestyle Modification
      Overweight/Obesity and Diabetes
      Behavioral Health
      Yoga Therapy

      Clinical Doctorate, Occupational Therapy (OTD), Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California, 2008
      Bachelor of Arts in English, with Minor in Dance Education, University of Georgia, 1999

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      1. Koritzky G, Dieterle C, Rice C, Jordan K, Bechara A. Decision-making, sensitivity to reward and attrition in weight management. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Aug; 22(8):1904-9. PMID: 24771588; PMCID: PMC4115036.
      2. Dieterle, C. M. Occupational therapy in community-based practice settings. M. E. Scaffa & S. M. Reitz (Eds.). Lifestyle redesign programs. 2014; pp. 377-389.