University of Southern California
University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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OUR 75TH ANNIVERSARY

USC Trojans have been leading the profession ever since occupational therapy education came to campus in 1942. As the profession celebrates the centennial anniversary of its 1917 founding meeting, take a look back at 75 years of Trojan occupational therapy history.

RESEARCH

Our funded research programs—which have secured more than $29M in federal funding since 1994—and our academic publications explore issues including health disparities, chronic conditions, rehabilitation science, neuropsychology and sensory processing.

ACADEMICS

Our No. 3-ranked entry-level master’s program is one of our five degree programs which are also supplemented by our undergraduate minor, postdoctoral training and continuing education programs.

FACULTY

Our faculty includes world-renowned experts in bench-to-bedside translational research approaches including randomized controlled trials, qualitative and quantitative data analytic strategies and functional brain imaging.

ALUMNI

Learn more about the Campaign for USC Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, which has raised more than $21 million in two years, browse the latest issue of our magazine and be sure to stay in touch with the Trojan Family.

PATIENT CARE

Our faculty clinicians deliver Lifestyle Redesign services and evidence-based interventions at our Faculty Practice and to patients at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital.

OUR 75TH ANNIVERSARY

USC Trojans have been leading the profession ever since occupational therapy education came to campus in 1942. As the profession celebrates the centennial anniversary of its 1917 founding meeting, take a look back at 75 years of Trojan occupational therapy history.

RESEARCH

Our funded research programs—which have secured more than $29M in federal funding since 1994—and our academic publications explore issues including health disparities, chronic conditions, rehabilitation science, neuropsychology and sensory processing.

ACADEMICS

Our No. 3-ranked entry-level master’s program is one of our five degree programs which are also supplemented by our undergraduate minor, postdoctoral training and continuing education programs.

FACULTY

Our faculty includes world-renowned experts in bench-to-bedside translational research approaches including randomized controlled trials, qualitative and quantitative data analytic strategies and functional brain imaging.

ALUMNI

Learn more about the Campaign for USC Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, which has raised more than $21 million in two years, browse the latest issue of our magazine and be sure to stay in touch with the Trojan Family.

PATIENT CARE

Our faculty clinicians deliver Lifestyle Redesign services and evidence-based interventions at our Faculty Practice and to patients at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital.

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Research Expertise

Our faculty have secured $29M+ of federal funding since 1994.

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Spring 2017 Magazine Spring 2017 Magazine

Spring 2017 Magazine

Catch up with the latest issue of the USC Chan Magazine.

Latest News

Occupational therapy helps young adults with diabetes →

Jun 21, 2017, in General News

By Miriam E. Tucker/Medscape An occupational therapy intervention can help improve HbA1c and improve quality of life in young adults with diabetes, new research finds....

Virtual Reality Rehab →

Jun 13, 2017, in General News

Assistant professor Sook-Lei Liew MA ’08, PhD ’12 is exploring new brain-computer interfaces that connect stroke survivors to the worlds of tech and medicine. By...

2017 Commencement: Alison Cogan PhD ’17 →

May 10, 2017, in General News

By Mike McNulty Alison Cogan, who earns her USC Occupational Science PhD in 2017/Photo by Jenn Page Alison Cogan MA ’12, PhD ’17 may be...

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Falling in Love with OT →

May 31, 2017, by JessicaP

For my first blog post, I wanted to share my story of how I discovered and fell in love with occupational therapy. Ever since I...

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A Step Forward! →

May 11, 2017, by Alyssa

Goodbyes are never easy. So, here I am, feeling a bit sad and reminiscent as I write my final blog post as a student ambassador....

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Things I wish I knew before moving to Los Angeles →

May 9, 2017, by Raisa

Hello everyone! It’s good to be back from a much long blog-hiatus. As I have mentioned in my previous blog, things have been moving full-speed....

USC Chan Magazine

USC Chan Magazine | Spring 2017

Spring 2017 →

Time After Time: Looking at the evolution of occupational therapy through the eyes of four generations of Trojans.

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USC Chan Magazine | Summer 2016

Summer 2016 →

Racing Toward the Finish Line: USC Chan alumna Annemarie Orr ‘07, MA ‘08, OTD ‘15 uses the power of occupational therapy to help Boston Marathon bombing survivors Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes get back to the life they knew.

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