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About Us

Occupational Therapy Services believes that building the skills to take care of yourself and manage your life will facilitate your success at Caltech and beyond.
Student Wellness Services North
1245 Arden Rd.
Pasadena, CA 91125
(626) 395-8331
Hours of Service:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed on Institute Holidays

Meet the Team

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Maria Lopez

Operations Director for Student Wellness Services

I am the Operations Director for Student Wellness Services and provide administrative support to the center's professional staff. My responsibilities are to do the many tasks required to keep the office running smoothly. I have a background in the medical field doing Administrative/Secretarial work and as a Surgical Scrub Tech. When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with my family.

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Grace Wong, OTD, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Pronouns: She, her, hers
Education: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), University of Southern California
Professional Interests: Time management, planning and organization, personal finance, career/post-graduation exploration
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Stacy De La Torre

Stacy De La Torre

Office Assistant for Student Wellness Services

I am the Office Assistant for Student Wellness services. I am happy to be a part of Caltech, to work with wonderful people who help support and bring our Caltech community together. My professional background has allowed me to wear many hats to naturally fulfill the everyday administrative tasks.

Karen Hernandez

Karen Hernandez

COVID Lead & Front Office Support

I am the COVID Management Team Lead and Front Office Support. Prior to Caltech, I was an early childhood educator for over 10 years. I am passionate about social justice and look forward to working in the public health field. I am an avid concert goer, love listening to music, spending time with friends and reading good books.

Mon - Fri
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
1239 Arden Rd.
Mail Code 1-8
Pasadena, California 91125
Fax(626) 585-1522