Title: Associate Professor and Department Chair Department: Occupational Therapy Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (310) 243-2812
Contact Preference: Email
Areas of Expertise
Cultural Studies, Diaspora, Diversity, Ethnic Studies, Ethnography, Geriatrics, Globalization, Hand Therapy, Health Care, Home Health, Immigration Studies, Mental Health, Migration, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation
Dr. Peralta-Catipon has practiced as an occupational therapist in areas of adult out-patient rehab, hand therapy, home health, as well as community geriatrics and mental health. In addition, her research studies on Filipino communities, both among older adults in Los Angeles and foreign workers in Hong Kong, as well as studies on health and wellness among Hispanic and other migrant populations, display her interest in ethnographic research especially in the areas of migrant adaptation, community wellness programs for older adults, and promotion of cultural occupations.
Philippines and Hong Kong
Ph.D., Occupational Science, University of Southern California M.A., Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California B.S., Zoology, University of the Philippines