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After 27 years as division chair, Florence Clark to step down from administrative duties

The respected researcher, educator and leader to focus full-time on scholarship and division initiatives

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Meet our new students: Auston Stamm MA ‘17

In advance of the USC Chan Division’s 2015 White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 28, we’re profiling three of the newest Trojan Family members: incoming occupational therapy students. For our final installment, meet Austom Stamm MA ‘17

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By John Hobbs Austom Stamm MA ‘17/photo credit Heather Van Buren Auston Stamm MA ’17 knows firsthand the impact an occupational therapist can have on the life of someone struggling with everyday tasks. Born with mild cerebral palsy, Stamm, 25,... Read more

Meet our new students: Aviril “Apple” Sepulveda OTD ‘16

In advance of the USC Chan Division’s 2015 White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 28, we’re profiling three of the newest Trojan Family members: incoming occupational therapy students. Today, meet Aviril “Apple” Sepulveda OTD '16

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By Mike McNulty Aviril ‘Apple’ Sepulveda OTD ‘16/photo credit Heather Van Buren It’s more than 7,000 miles, or an 18-hour airline flight, from Los Angeles to Cebu City, the second largest city in the Philippines. But in the heart and... Read more

Meet our new students: David Matharu ‘95, MA ‘17

In advance of the USC Chan Division's 2015 White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 28, we're profiling three of the newest Trojan Family members: incoming occupational therapy students. Today, meet David Matharu '95, MA '17

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By Yasmine Pezeshkpour David Matharu ‘95, MA’17/photo credit Heather Van Buren Helping others is a family affair for David Matharu ’95, MA ’17. His parents owned seven residential facilities in Los Angeles for adults with developmental disabilities. His brother Yogi... Read more

Class of 2015: A helper by design

Former graphic designer Eun Kyung Bae MA ’15 sets out on a new career path to redesign lives for senior and disabled populations as an occupational therapist

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By John Hobbs 2015 master’s degree graduate Eun Kyung Bae Eun Kyung Bae MA ’15 didn’t think she would ever be in a position to help others. After a fall left Bae paralyzed from the waist down, the then 31-year-old... Read more

Class of 2015: The courage to change

It took him nearly a decade, but Brian Wylie has found a career in occupational therapy that ties together his many disparate interests

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By Mike McNulty 2015 master’s degree graduate Brian Wylie While one’s life is most often lived looking forward, it is perhaps best understood only by reflecting backwards. For Brian Wylie MA ’15, a soon-to-be master’s degree graduate from the USC... Read more

Ten years of occupational Therapy in Africa

More than 200 USC students have taken advantage of an ‘amazing journey’ that led to Ghana

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By Jamie Wetherbe/USC News Bonnie Nakasuji ’74, MA ’94, OTD ’08 first went to Ghana in 2003 with a simple mission. She wanted to match patients with wheelchairs. Two years later — thanks to her passion for occupational therapy and... Read more

The Help Group and USC form a new partnership

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By Mike McNulty The Help Group is pleased to announce an innovative partnership between The Help Group and the University of Southern California (USC) Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. The Help Group – USC Occupational... Read more

USC Chan students go 3 for 3 in AOTA elections

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By Mike McNulty All three USC Chan Division students running for elected positions to the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Assembly of Student Delegates (ASD) won their respective races. Joseph Ungco MA ‘16 was elected chairperson, Ellen Wleklinski BS ‘14,... Read more

Life redesigned (USC Trojan Family Magazine)

The USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy helps people live life to its fullest, no matter what challenges they face

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By Jessica Raymond/USC Trojan Family Magazine USC has been putting occupational therapy on the international map for decades by building the science behind occupational therapists’ work with patients. And with a recent gift from USC Trustee Ronnie C. Chan MBA... Read more

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