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Susan Hirsch Knox, American Occupational therapist. Registered occupational therapist. Recipient traineeship Vocational Rehabilitation Administration, 1968, Department Education, 1989-1990, Health and Human Superior vena cava syndrome, 1990-1991.


Knox, Susan Hirsch was born on November 2, 1940 in New London, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Fredrick Geake and Elizabeth Mellick (Smyth) Hirsch.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University New Mexico, 1962. Master of Arts, University Southern California, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, 1997.


Volunteer Peace Corps, Peru, 1963-1965. Occupational therapist Children's Hospital Los Angeles, 1967-1973, director occupational therapy, 1973-1982. Senior occupational therapist Glendale (California) Adventist Medical Center, 1982-1999.

Director Therapy in Action, Tarzana, California, since 1982. Private practice Los Angeles, since 1982. Member program committee Blind Children's Center, Los Angeles, 1991-1997.

Member professional advisory board Northern Los Angeles Regional Center, Los Angeles, 1985-1988. Member professional advisory committee Autism Society Los Angeles. Clinical faculty University Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1967.


Fellow American Occupational Therapy Association (representative 1976-1980, 85-89, recorder 1989-1992, secretary 1996-1998, Service award, 1991, 94, executive board directors 1989-1992, 96-98). Member Autism Society, Occupational Therapy Association California (secretary 1982-1985, executive board directors 1976-1980, 82-90, Practice award 1988, Excellence award 1991), Sensory Integration International (board directors 1982-1986), California Foundation Occupational Therapy (treasurer since 1984).


Married Robert Leslie Knox, January 3, 1965.