University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Redesigning Lives Globally
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Thanks to the generosity of USC Trustee Ronnie Chan and his wife, Barbara, the USC Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy became endowed in perpetuity on September 17, 2014. Learn more about the gift and how it will shape our profession forever.

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Our research programs—which have secured more than $20M in federal funding since 1994—and our academic publications explore issues including health disparities, chronic conditions, rehabilitation science, neuropsychology and sensory processing.

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Our No. 1-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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Research Expertise

Research Expertise

Our faculty have secured $20M+ of federal funding since 1994.

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Learn more about USC occupational therapy services.

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Mingle with fellow community-based mental health Chan alums.

Latest News

Into A New Era: Fall 2014 USC Chan Magazine →

Nov 10, 2014, in General News Student News Alumni News

Into A New Era: With their $20 million gift to the division,...

Postdoctoral Fellow Quoted in New York Times →

Oct 20, 2014, in General News Student News

NIH T32 Postdoctoral Fellow Leah Stein MA ‘06, PhD ‘13 was quoted...

5 Awardees and 82 Presenters Slated for OTAC 2014 Conference →

Oct 3, 2014, in General News Alumni News

Five USC Trojans received awards and 82 Trojans presented during the 2014...

Chan Family Gift Creates First Named, Endowed Occupational Therapy Program in Nation →

Sep 17, 2014, in General News

The $20 million gift establishes an occupational therapy initiative in China and...

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Student Blog


Soaking up the Sun! →

Nov 15, 2014, by Kristy

One of the fantastic things about being in Southern California is getting to enjoy the sun all year long!  I...


Pedal Pushers! Pedal to the Medal, Giving Back Shifted to Another Gear! →

Nov 14, 2014, by Jonathan

Hello there everyone! Hope that you’re all doing great! This past Sunday, some of my fellow classmates and I had...


Learning Handy Skills! →

Nov 12, 2014, by Claire

This week, our adult rehabilitation course is focusing on hand rehabilitation and making splints! Here are some pictures of the...


OT/PT Forum 2014 →

Nov 11, 2014, by Bindi

In our line of work, collaboration between rehab professionals is fundamental, as a client will always need a team to...

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