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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BARANEK TO HELM CHAN

Dr. Grace Baranek, an internationally recognized expert in the field of autism spectrum disorder and related developmental disorders, has been appointed as associate dean and chair of the USC Chan Division.

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.

BARANEK TO HELM CHAN

Dr. Grace Baranek, an internationally recognized expert in the field of autism spectrum disorder and related developmental disorders, has been appointed as associate dean and chair of the USC Chan Division beginning February 2017.

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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Latest News

In 2016, 100 percent of new USC Chan graduates passed national certification exam →

Feb 22, 2017, in General News, Student News

By Mike McNulty According to new data released by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy®, all 132 of USC’s new graduates successfully passed...

USC Chan appoints new associate dean, chair →

Feb 1, 2017, in General News, Student News, Alumni News

Dr. Grace Baranek to lead USC’s occupational science and occupational therapy program By John Hobbs MA ’14 Updated article was originally released on Aug. 23,...

Shawn Roll is guest editor of latest AJOT on musculoskeletal conditions →

Jan 23, 2017, in General News

Research journal issue kicks off profession’s centennial anniversary celebrations By Mike McNulty Assistant professor Shawn C. Roll is the guest editor of the January/February 2017...

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Student Blog

Raisa

Countdown to the 2017 AOTA Conference & Centennial Celebration! →

Feb 17, 2017, by Raisa

One quality I admire most about the USC Chan Division, is their sincere support for their students. Recently, I was granted the Student Leadership Award;...

Jessica

Working in OT School →

Feb 14, 2017, by Jessica

Many students also ask if it is possible to work while in the program. It is definitely doable, but the amount of hours depends on...

Kimmy

Autism in the Community →

Feb 13, 2017, by Kimmy

As prior blog posts have mentioned, the final semester of the program is full of unique electives.  These classes range from lecture-based courses in advanced...

USC Chan Magazine

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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USC Chan Magazine | Winter 2015: The Entrepreneur Issue

Winter 2015: The Entrepreneur Issue →

A Head for Business: Meet six alumni who’ve combined their expert clinical skills with an intrepid entrepreneurial spirit to blaze their own trails.

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