Samia Rafeedie, BA, MA

Title(s)Associate Professor-Instructional-Non-Tenure Track
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    Samia Rafeedie received her BS in occupational therapy from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She worked as a staff occupational therapist for three years before pursuing her MA from the University of Southern California. Samia continued to grow her interest in higher education and occupational science by obtaining a clinical Doctorate of Occupational Therapy degree from USC, with a focus on occupational therapy education and adult learning. Dr. Rafeedie then moved to Maryland, where she became a part-time faculty member at Towson University and managed an 18-bed adult inpatient rehabilitation unit near Washington, D.C. She is currently teaching in the first year of the master's program at USC, and supports evidence-based practice at Keck Hospital of USC as well as developing and enhancing occupational therapy evaluations and documentation. Dr. Rafeedie currently acts as co-advisor for the Division's OTSC student organization and serves the Occupational Therapy Association of California in several capacities.

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    1. Harris MB, Rafeedie S, McArthur D, Babikian T, Snyder A, Polster D, Giza CC. Addition of Occupational Therapy to an Interdisciplinary Concussion Clinic Improves Identification of Functional Impairments. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2019 Nov/Dec; 34(6):425-432. PMID: 31688379.
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    2. Rafeedie S, Metzler C, Lamb AJ. Opportunities for Occupational Therapy to Serve as a Catalyst for Culture Change in Nursing Facilities. Am J Occup Ther. 2018 Jul/Aug; 72(4):7204090010p1-7204090010p6. PMID: 29953823.
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