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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CONFERENCE ON CAMPUS

The American Occupational Therapy Association's Adult Rehabilitation Specialty Conference came to the USC University Park Campus, where more than one dozen Chan faculty members shared their expertise. View photos from the event.

RESEARCH

Our funded research programs — which currently have more than $11 million in active federal grant funding — and our academic publications explore issues including health disparities, chronic conditions, rehabilitation science, neuropsychology and sensory processing.

ACADEMICS

Our top-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.

CONFERENCE ON
CAMPUS

The American Occupational Therapy Association's Adult Rehabilitation Specialty Conference came to the USC University Park Campus, where more than one dozen Chan faculty members shared their expertise. View photos from the event.

RESEARCH

Our funded research programs — which currently have more than $11 million in active federal grant funding — 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.

Research Expertise Research Expertise

Research Expertise

Our faculty have $11M in active, federally funded research projects.

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2019 AOTA Fellow

Faculty member Deborah Pitts named a 2019 AOTA Fellow.

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USC Chan Magazine

USC Chan Magazine | Spring/Summer 2018

Spring/Summer 2018 →

In Prime Time: No practice area has received quite as much attention during the past decade of health reform as primary care. In this exciting new era, Trojans are demonstrating just how valuable occupational therapy services can be for patients, providers and organizations alike.

Meet the USC Chan researchers, educators, clinicians and students making a real difference during this prime time for primary care occupational therapy.

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USC Chan Magazine | Winter 2018 | Campus Wellness Issue

Winter 2018 | Campus Wellness Issue →

Fighting On for All ’SC: More than 45,000 students, 15,000 staff members and 4,300 faculty members call USC home; USC Chan occupational therapists are helping them lead healthier, happier and more productive lives.

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