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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OUR 75TH ANNIVERSARY

USC Trojans have been leading the profession ever since occupational therapy education came to campus in 1942. As the profession celebrates the centennial anniversary of its 1917 founding meeting, take a look back at 75 years of Trojan occupational therapy history.

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.

OUR 75TH ANNIVERSARY

USC Trojans have been leading the profession ever since occupational therapy education came to campus in 1942. As the profession celebrates the centennial anniversary of its 1917 founding meeting, take a look back at 75 years of Trojan occupational therapy history.

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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Commencement 2017

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USC Chan Magazine | Summer 2016

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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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