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 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.

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

Crafting a kinder chemo →

Sep 22, 2016, in General News

How environmental adaptations might improve children’s experiences during outpatient infusions By Mike McNulty There’s no such thing as peaceful chemotherapy. The anti-cancer drugs that attack...

A dog among doctors: Health center’s newest staffer is man’s best friend →

Sep 15, 2016, in General News, Student News

Meet Professor Beauregard Tirebiter, the first full-time university facility dog in the country: He’s got office hours and everything By Joanna Clay/USC News USC recently...

Could occupational therapy lead to a better night’s sleep? →

Sep 12, 2016, in General News

By Mike McNulty Every occupational therapist knows that the foundation for living well includes a healthy daily balance between work, play, rest and sleep. But...

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Student Blog

Kimmy

First Day of Fieldwork! →

Sep 19, 2016, by Kimmy

Although we just finished Week 4 of classes, this was the first week of Level I Fieldwork for the semester.  I am currently in my...

Alyssa

Fuel Your Studies! →

Sep 19, 2016, by Alyssa

As a Occupational therapy student, I am always on the go! Whether I am checking my email, reading an article, driving to school, or getting...

JRoe

Did you know?!? →

Sep 14, 2016, by JRoe

A unique aspect of the Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is that we offer a minor in Occupational Science. I had the...

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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