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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Latest News

Assistant Clinical Professor Samia Rafeedie Tells U.S. News Why Occupational Therapy is a Best Job →

Jan 20, 2015, in General News

When Samia Rafeedie was an undergrad at Ohio State University, she sought...

16 Trojans Published in American Journal of Occupational Therapy →

Jan 5, 2015, in General News

Congratulations to the 16 Trojans published in the January/February 2015 issue of...

Life Redesigned (USC Trojan Family Magazine) →

Dec 12, 2014, in General News Student News Alumni News

The Winter 2014 issue of the USC Trojan Family Magazine explores how...

For Young People With Diabetes, Care Can Take a Backseat to Life →

Nov 26, 2014, in General News

USC professor aims to help patients by customizing strategies for sticking with...

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