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Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Could occupational therapy lead to a better night’s sleep?

, 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 while therapeutic interventions often target patients’ habits, roles, routines and environments during waking hours, their... Read more

Inaugural class inducts new sensory integration continuing education

, in General News, Student News, Alumni News

By Mike McNulty Clinical professor Erna Blanche and research assistant professor Stefanie Bodison review video of a SI treatment session. (Photo/Phil Channing) The inaugural cohort of participants has successfully completed the first of USC’s new sequential four-course Sensory Integration (SI)... Read more

2016 White Coat Ceremony Infographic

, in Student News

On August 26, 233 talented Trojan occupational therapy students begin or renew their commitment to the values and ideals of our noble profession as they enter (or re-enter) academia during our 2016 White Coat Ceremony. Here is a quick look... Read more

Nine Trojans publish in July/August AJOT

, in General News, Student News, Alumni News

By Mike McNulty Nine members of the USC Trojan Family are cited as authors across three new research articles published in the July/August issue of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. Professor Sharon Cermak co-authored Atypical Sensory Modulation and Psychological... Read more

Friends with benefits in obesity research

New research shows how social and family relationships can improve adolescents’ obesity-related behaviors

, in General News

By Mike McNulty As the saying goes, it’s not what you know, but who you know. And in the nation’s ongoing fight against obesity, the quality of social relationships with peers and family members might buffer the impact of neighborhood... Read more

Clark visits Toronto to deliver 2016 Cardwell Lecture

, in General News

By Mike McNulty Florence Clark, associate dean, chair and Mrs. T.H. Chan Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, delivered the 2016 Thelma Cardwell Lecture at the University of Toronto on June 22. Her lecture, entitled “Occupational Therapy as Life... Read more

Commencement 2016: Graduates honor longtime associate dean during ceremony

, in General News, Student News, Alumni News

By Yasmine Pezeshkpour Fariborz Maseeh ScD Fariborz Maseeh ScD delivered the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy commencement speech on May 13. Maseeh founded the Kids Institute for Development and Advancement (KiDA) in 2008 after his son... Read more

Trojans take 3 of top 6 AOTF student scholarships

, in General News, Student News

By Mike McNulty USC Chan students won three of the top six student scholarships, as ranked by dollar amount, that are administered by the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. Founded in 1965, AOTF is a non-profit organization that administers more than... Read more

Mother and son: Meet the Drs. Margetis

Physical drawbacks don’t hamper the life of a USC faculty member who was adopted as an infant

, in General News

By Diane Krieger/USC News John Margetis was adopted from a Taiwanese orphanage by USC pediatric pulmonologist Monique Margetis. Though born without hands and only partial feet, John’s “limb differences” haven’t held him back one bit. He skydives and rides a... Read more

USC Chan scientist using neuroimaging to advance autism research

, in General News, Alumni News

By Mike McNulty Stefanie Bodison ’92, MA ’93, OTD ’10 is the latest in a long line of USC experts, stretching back more than 50 years to former USC faculty emeritus A. Jean Ayres ’45, MA ’54 and her landmark... Read more

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