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USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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MEETING THE MOMENT

During the first full academic semester away from campus, the Chan Community Commission assembled student-leaders, faculty and staff to welcome the newest Trojans and keep the division connected.

RESEARCH

Our funded research programs — which currently have more than $22 million in active federal grant funding — and our academic publications explore issues including health disparities, chronic conditions, rehabilitation science, neuropsychology and sensory processing.

ACADEMICS

Our top-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.

PEOPLE

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.

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.

ALUMNI

Browse the latest issue of the USC Chan Magazine and be sure to stay in touch with the Trojan Family.

MEETING THE MOMENT

During the first full academic semester away from campus, the Chan Community Commission assembled student-leaders, faculty and staff to welcome the newest Trojans and keep the division connected.

RESEARCH

Our funded research programs — which currently have more than $22 million in active federal grant funding — 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.

PEOPLE

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.

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.

ALUMNI

Browse the latest issue of the USC Chan Magazine and be sure to stay in touch with the Trojan Family.

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Research Expertise

Our faculty have $22M in active, federally funded research projects.

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USC Chan Magazine

USC Chan Magazine | Fall 2019 / Winter 2020

Fall 2019 / Winter 2020 >

A Science of Hope: How our audacious community of scholars created occupational science.

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USC Chan Magazine | Spring 2019

Spring 2019 >

Double Digits: The numbers don’t lie. As of early 2019, Trojan faculty members have together amassed more than $18 million in active, federally funded research grants.

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