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USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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New SI Faculty Practice

USC Chan is introducing a faculty practice model at sensory integration clinics with Momentum PTN and we are seeking a dynamic clinician with expertise in SI and leadership experience to join our faculty and as the new Senior Clinical Director for this faculty practice.

Occupational Science

USC Chan founded the first occupational science (OS) PhD program, Undergraduate Minor and academic department. OS content is woven throughout all of the academic curricula, studied in our interdisciplinary research programs and disseminated through publications and the USC Occupational Science Symposium.

Lifestyle Redesign®

Lifestyle Redesign® is an intervention approach pioneered at USC Chan that continues to be taught in undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education courses, utilized by our occupational therapists at the USC Occupational Therapy Faculty Practice and advanced through our research studies.

Sensory Integration

Sensory integration theory, assessment and intervention were developed at USC Chan by Faculty Emeritus A. Jean Ayres PhD, OTR and continue to be taught today in our academic degree and continuing education programs and furthered through our research studies.

Trojan Family

The Trojan Family is USC’s lifelong worldwide network of esteemed alumni and USC Chan’s alumni total over 3,000 and hail from 48 of the 50 states and more than 60 different countries. Keep up with USC Chan by browsing the latest issue of USC Chan Magazine and joining the Alumni Association.

New SI Faculty Practice

USC Chan is introducing a faculty practice model at sensory integration clinics with Momentum PTN and we are seeking a dynamic clinician with expertise in SI and leadership experience to join our faculty and as the new Senior Clinical Director for this faculty practice.

Occupational Science

USC Chan founded the first occupational science (OS) PhD program, Undergraduate Minor and academic department. OS content is woven throughout all of the academic curricula, studied in our interdisciplinary research programs and disseminated through publications and the USC Occupational Science Symposium.

Lifestyle Redesign®

Lifestyle Redesign® is an intervention approach pioneered at USC Chan that continues to be taught in undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education courses, utilized by our occupational therapists at the USC Occupational Therapy Faculty Practice and advanced through our research studies.

Sensory Integration

Sensory integration theory, assessment and intervention were developed at USC Chan by Faculty Emeritus A. Jean Ayres PhD, OTR and continue to be taught today in our academic degree and continuing education programs and furthered through our research studies.

Trojan Family

The Trojan Family is USC’s lifelong worldwide network of esteemed alumni and USC Chan’s alumni total over 3,000 and hail from 48 of the 50 states and more than 60 different countries. Keep up with USC Chan by browsing the latest issue of USC Chan Magazine and joining the Alumni Association.

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Research Expertise

Our faculty have $16.5M in active, federally funded research projects.

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Latest News

New “Black Identity and Well-Being” section for OT-100 THRIVE course >

September 14, 2021

USC Chan partners with the USC Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs to deliver culturally relevant content to undergraduate students.

Wilcox recognized as 2021 NBCOT Innovation Award recipient >

September 14, 2021

Dr. Jamie Wilcox has been leading clinical innovation through the development of occupational therapy programs and services to benefit COVID-19 patients.

White coat ceremony welcomes two occupational therapy classes >

August 31, 2021

On Friday, Aug. 27, at USC’s Health Sciences Campus, 314 Trojan occupational therapy graduate students from both the Master’s class of 2022 and the class of 2023 donned their white coats during…

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Student Blog

Guy

How to go to OT graduate school after being out of school for a long time – Step 1 AKA, Step 1 of I’m changing careers to be an OT, help, what do I do? >

September 21, 2021
by Guy

So, after deciding you want to be an OT, you are daunted by the prospect of making it happen. You say to yourself, “Dude, I want to be an occupational therapist, but I have to go back to school –…

Teresa

Dancing In the Rain >

September 15, 2021
by Teresa

In the Vietnamese language, there is a phrase to offer your condolences to someone when a loved one passes — “chia buồn” — which roughly translates to, “I share in your sadness.” I’ve…

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USC Chan Magazine

USC Chan Magazine, Fall 2020 / Winter 2021

Fall 2020 / Winter 2021 >

The Longest Year >
Reflections on the frontline pandemic experience from a hospital-based occupational therapist.

Lessons Learned >
A new course helps make sense of the pandemic by studying it.

Pain and Pleasure >
Face to face and through the screen, a USC occupational therapist helps a client better manage her everyday pain to improve quality of life.

View/download the Fall 2020 / Winter 2021 issue (5.6MB)

USC Chan Magazine, Fall 2019 / Winter 2020

Fall 2019 / Winter 2020 >

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

To Be More Precise >
How sonographic imaging can advance rehabilitation of surgically repaired hand tendons.

A Real Stand-Up Guy >
With the help of Keck Hospital of USC occupational therapists, comedian Eddie Barojas is getting back to joking around.

View/download the Fall 2019 / Winter 2020 issue (4.8MB)