University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Redesigning Lives Globally
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For nearly 75 years, USC occupational therapy has been dedicated to optimizing all people's engagement in life's ordinary and extraordinary activities. See how we are improving health and well-being here in Los Angeles and around the world.

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Our research programs—which have secured more than $27M 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 $27M+ of federal funding since 1994.

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Latest News

Four alumnae award-winners cap 2015 OTAC conference →

Oct 26, 2015, in General News

The USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy was well...

Assistant professor Jenny Martínez makes for a Good Neighbor →

Oct 21, 2015, in General News Student News

Assistant professor Jenny Martínez reflects on how USC’s Good Neighbors campaign impacted...

After 27 years as division chair, Florence Clark to step down from administrative duties →

Oct 16, 2015, in General News Student News Alumni News

The respected researcher, educator and leader to focus full-time on scholarship and...

Meet our new students: Auston Stamm MA ‘17 →

Aug 27, 2015, in General News Student News

In advance of the USC Chan Division’s 2015 White Coat Ceremony on...

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Student Blog


“‘Enough’ is a feast.”—On Cultivating Gratitude →

Nov 30, 2015, by Ariel

Seeing as Thanksgiving just passed, I feel this is the perfect opportunity to talk about gratitude. A lot of us...


OT Thanksgiving Potluck →

Nov 23, 2015, by Jodie

This year our OTSC Social Chairs, Jen and Benz, coordinated the first annual OT Thanksgiving Potluck at school. Both faculty...


Wheelchair Mobility Creating Real Accessibility →

Nov 22, 2015, by Rashelle

As an occupational therapist, we may have the opportunity to order wheelchairs for people after completing a thorough evaluation of...


Sorry to say good bye →

Nov 18, 2015, by Heather

Yesterday was my last day of fieldwork for the semester. My fieldwork placement was at a private pediatric clinic in...

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