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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News Archive


The Wall Street Journal, September 22, 2014 — Hong Kong Tops List of Foreign Donors to U.S. Schools—Chan Brothers’ Gifts Latest Examples of Generosity from ‘New York of Asia’ (download as PDF)

BBC News, September 19, 2014 — Hong Kong’s Tycoon Philanthropist Ronnie Chan (download as PDF)

The Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2014 — Chan Family Makes Another U.S. University Donation — Hong Kong Billionaire Ronnie Chan to Donate $20 million to University of Southern California (download as PDF)

USC News, September 17, 2014 — Chan Family Gift Creates First Named, Endowed Occupational Therapy Program in Nation (download press release as PDF)

An alumna banks on surfing’s power to heal traumatized veterans (August 2014)


Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy kicks off $6 million initiative (April 2013)


USC Occupational Therapy celebrates 70 years of service (November 2012)

Trojan gets firsthand look at nation’s defense systems (August 2012)

Florence Clark shines in national spotlight (May 2012)

Autism symposium highlighted by personal experiences (March 2012)


Five Scholars Join Faculty at Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (October 2011)

Occupational Therapy Holds First White Coat Ceremony (September 2011)


Occupational Therapy Shows Support on Veterans Day (November 2010)


Clark named president of Occupational Therapy Assn. (March 2009)

Florence Clark Elected to New Post (March 2009)


There Are Ways to Deal With Pressure (September 2008)

USC Study Analyzes Use Of Therapy Dogs For Rehabilitation Of Autistic Patients (July 2008)

New Seminar Series Focuses On Rehabilitation Science (May 2008)


USC Occupational Therapy Experts Caution Against Unhealthful Habits (November 2007)

Lifelike Sculptures Shape 65th Anniversary (November 2007)


To The Brain, Words Speak As Loud As Actions (October 2006)

Partners in Health (USC Dentistry Magazine, Fall 2006) (PDF)

Two Depts. Realign Under School of Dentistry (July 2006)

Florence Clark Elected Vice President of American Occupational Therapy Association (March 2006)

Reasons for Living Where You Work (February 2006)


NIH Awards $2.5 Million For Health-Care Study Of Ethnic Minorities (October 2005)

Janice Matsutsuyu, USC Occupational Therapist, 71 (July 2005)


American Occupational Therapy Assn. Honors USC Professor Ruth Zemke (November 2004)

Elder Research Gets $2.2 Million Grant (October 2004)

U.S. News Ranks Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Among The Best (April 2004)

USC Bestows Its Highest Honor On Occupational Therapy Leader (March 2004)


Occupational Therapy Study Shows Effectiveness Of Lifestyle Redesign For Seniors (September 2002)


Redesigning Lives (Trojan Family Magazine, Winter 2001)

Department of Occupational Therapy Chair Honored By Peers For Lifetime Achievement (November 2001)

Occupational Science Researchers Examine Management Of Pressure Sores (September 2001)

Occupational Therapy Program Is Best In U.S. — Again (April 2001)

Occupational Therapy Appears To Offer Lasting Benefits To Seniors (January 2001)


OT Faculty Ink One of 1999’s Top Health Publications (June 2000)


OT House Relocates To Centennial Apartments near UPC (April 1999)


Occupational Therapy Chair Named to NIH Rehabilitation Panel (December 1998)

OT Students Go Ape Over Famed Primatologist (October 1998)

OT Program Tops Rankings of Graduate Schools (March 1998)


Study Shows Big Benefits From OT (October 1997)

Occupational Therapy Helps ‘Well Elderly’ (October 1997)


Linda Fazio’s Life’s Work: A Tapestry Woven For Many Children (September 1995)


OT Wins Major Grant To Study Wellness in Elderly (June 1994)