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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USC Chan at Conference

The faculty, staff, students and alumni of the USC Chan Division will be strongly represented at the 2017 Occupational Therapy Association of California (OTAC) Annual Conference, hosted October 19–22 in Sacramento. With 8 Trojan award-winners, more than 80 Trojan speakers/presenters and a can’t-miss reception on Saturday evening, this conference will be one to remember! Happy 75th Birthday, USC Chan Division and Happy 100th Birthday, occupational therapy!

Trojan Family Reception

Enjoy hosted food and beverages while catching up with old friends and making new ones at this year’s Trojan Family Reception! RSVP is requested by Monday, Oct. 16 at tinyurl.com/uscotac2017

Saturday, Oct. 21 from 7:30–10:00pm
Hyatt Regency Sacramento
Capitol View Room, 15th Floor

2017 OTAC Award Recipients

OTAC Media Award
Sarah Bream MA ’96, OTD ’09, Associate Chair and Associate Clinical Professor

OTAC Fieldwork Educator Award
Janet Daimaru MA ’98

OTAC Award of Excellence
Deborah Pitts PhD ’12, Associate Clinical Professor

OTAC Award of Appreciation
Aviril Sepulveda OTD ’17

OTAC Vision Award to the Centennial Rose Parade Float Committee including:
Arameh Anvarizadeh BS ’05, MA ’06, OTD ’07
Sarah Bream
Celso Delgado Jr. MA ’05, OTD ’10, Associate Clinical Professor
Bryant Edwards MA ’05, OTD ’06
Samia Rafeedie MA ’05, OTD ’06, Associate Clinical Professor

2017 Speakers/Presenters

Please note, every effort is made to accurately recognize the USC Trojan Family. If an omission or error has been made to the list below, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Valerie Adams BS ’83, MA ’90
Arameh Anvarizadeh BS ’05, MA ’06, OTD ’07
Kelly Auld-Wright MA ’07
Ranier Barrett MA ’18
Amber Bennett MA ’13, OTD ’14, Faculty
Loralei Bingamon MA ’16, OTD ’17
Julie Bissell MA ’79, OTD ’12, Faculty
Sarah Bream MA ’96, OTD ’09, Faculty
Elizabeth Carley BS ’04, MA ’05, OTD ’06, Faculty
Sharon Cermak, Faculty
Megan Chang MA ’01, PhD ’09
Eddie Chu MA ’18
Chantelle Rice Collins BS ’07, MA ’08, OTD ’09, Faculty
Brenda Covarrubias MA ’15, OTD ’16
Catherine Crowley OTD ’07, Faculty
Rebecca Cunningham MA ’15, OTD ’16, Faculty
Carlin Daley MA ’06, OTD ’07
Akemi Davies MA ’05
Celso Delgado Jr. MA ’05, OTD ’10, Faculty
Lisa Deshaies, Faculty
Jesus Diaz MA ’08, OTD ’09, Faculty
Bryant Edwards MA ’05, OTD ’06
Shan-Pin Fanchiang MA ’88, PhD ’99
Michaelann Gabriele MA ’12, OTD ’13
Don Gordon MA ’94, PhD ’02, Faculty
Kimberly Grenawitzke MA ’09, OTD ’14
Meenadchi Gunanayagam MA ’17
Kiley Hanish MA ’02, OTD ’11, Staff
Velvet Hewett BS ’83
Judy Hopkins BS ’95, OTD ’15, Faculty
Tracy Jalaba MA ’14, OTD ’15, Faculty
Jennifer Jones MA ’06, OTD ’07, Faculty
Jerry Jordan BS ’14, MA ’16, OTD ’16
Katie Jordan MA ’03, OTD ’04, Faculty
Michelle Kanda MA ’17
Lynn Kim MA ’16, OTD ’17
Karrie Kingsley MA ’01, OTD ’07, Faculty
Heather J. Kitching MA ’02, OTD ’10
Liz Kpachavi BS ’13, MA ’14, OTD ’15
Natalie Leland, Faculty
Kimberly Perring Lenington MA ’12, OTD ’13, Faculty
Ingrid Leu MA ’13, OTD ’14
Zoe Mailloux BS ’77, MA ’81, OTD ’12
Marissa Marchioni MA ’16, OTD ’18
Yvette Martin MA ’13, OTD ’14
Diane Mayfield MA ’98
Carolyn Meyer MA ’16, OTD ’17
Jaynee Taguchi Meyer MA ’99, OTD ’06, Faculty
Tessa Milman MA ’08, OTD ’09, Faculty
Rashelle Nagata BS ’15, MA ’16, OTD ’17
Bonnie Nakasuji BS ’74, MA ’94, OTD ’08, Faculty
Karen Ni BS ’14, MA ’15, OTD ’16
Marilyn Noriega MA ’95
Daniel Park MA ’09, OTD ’10, Faculty
Mark Petersen MA ’09, OTD ’10
Beth Pfaffinger MA ’97
Gina Phelps MA ’02
Shawn Phipps BS ’97, Faculty, Board of Councilors
Deborah Pitts PhD ’12, Faculty
Briana Pollard-Hamill BS ’03, MA ’07, OTD ’08
Samia Rafeedie MA ’05, OTD ’06, Faculty
Kary Rappaport BS ’04, MA ’17
Lindsey Reeves MA ’14, OTD ’15, Faculty
Kimberly Rice MA ’08, OTD ’13, Faculty
Aja Roley MA ’12
Susanne Smith Roley OTD ’12
Laura Ruzzano MA ’17
Jamie Hisa Sakamoto MA ’02
Aviril Sepulveda OTD ’17
Tania Sharmin BS ’14, MA ’15, OTD ’17
Ashley Uyeshiro Simon MA ’10, OTD ’11, Faculty
Linsey Smith MA ’08, OTD ’15, Faculty
Donna Breger Stanton MA ’79
Shelby Surfas MA ’04, OTD ’06, Faculty
Tracy Tang MA ’18
Lisa Test MA ’89, OTD ’09
Sonia Trejo MA ’08, OTD ’18
Samantha Valasek MA ’15, OTD ’16, Faculty
Ana Verran MA ’83, Faculty
Arielle Villanueva MA ’16, OTD ’17
Sharon Vincuilla MA ’17, OTD ’18
Rani Waterman MA ’16, OTD ’17
Stacey Willis OTD ’12
Lorelei Woerner BS ’93
Bill Wong MA ’11, OTD ’13