University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Redesigning Lives Globally
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Thanks to the generosity of USC Trustee Ronnie Chan and his wife, Barbara, the USC Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy became endowed in perpetuity on September 17, 2014. Learn more about the gift and how it will shape our profession forever.

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Our research programs—which have secured more than $20M 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 $20M+ of federal funding since 1994.

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Fall 2014 Magazine

Chan Alumni Magazine

Get the latest with the Fall 2014 issue of our new alumni magazine.

Latest News

Life Redesigned (USC Trojan Family Magazine) →

Dec 12, 2014, in General News Student News Alumni News

The Winter 2014 issue of the USC Trojan Family Magazine explores how...

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Nov 26, 2014, in General News

USC professor aims to help patients by customizing strategies for sticking with...

Into A New Era: Fall 2014 USC Chan Magazine →

Nov 10, 2014, in General News Student News Alumni News

Into A New Era: With their $20 million gift to the division,...

Postdoctoral Fellow Quoted in New York Times →

Oct 20, 2014, in General News Student News

NIH T32 Postdoctoral Fellow Leah Stein MA ‘06, PhD ‘13 was quoted...

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Student Blog


Winter Break! →

Dec 17, 2014, by Leila

Last week was our final week of the Fall Semester, and as exciting as it is to be one more...


We love our cohorts! →

Dec 17, 2014, by Claire

Third semester of the Master’s program.. check! Only one more semester to go before commencement! The first three semesters of...


‘Tis the season to relax! →

Dec 16, 2014, by Brenda

The first semester of our second year has come to an end. Mine came last Friday at 3:00pm to be...


End of First Semester! →

Dec 14, 2014, by Bindi

The last few weeks of the end of the semester was a busy busy time! Hence I apologize for the...

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