USC Chan Magazine
The magazine of the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is published twice yearly and is free to alumni and friends of the division. Please send all changes of address, letters and correspondence to:
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
1540 Alcazar St. CHP 133
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9003
or by using Chan Alumni Connect.
Latest Edition: Fall 2019 / Winter 2020
A Science of Hope >
by Elizabeth J. Yerxa ’52, MA ’53
How our audacious community of scholars created occupational science. (Based on prepared remarks that introduced the “Founders Panel” during the September 2019 USC Chan Occupational Science Symposium.)
Other Featured Stories
A Real Stand-Up Guy >
by Jamie Wetherbe MA ’04
With the help of Keck Hospital of USC occupational therapists, comedian Eddie Barojas is getting back to joking around.
Neighborhood Program’s STAR Power >
by Eric Lindberg ’07
If you don’t know any doctors or scientists, it can be tough to imagine becoming one yourself. By introducing local high schoolers to research labs on campus, the USC STAR program is one way to get more diversity in science and health fields.
Winter 2018 | Campus Wellness Issue
Winter 2015 | The Entrepreneur Issue
Newsletters (Spring 2010 – Spring 2003)
22nd Annual Occupational Science Symposium Highlights Rich Diversity of Research within the Division
Division Assistant Professor to Conduct Ethnographic Study of Pathways to Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis
Dr. Florence Clark Elected President of AOTA; Two USC Students Elected Officers of Assembly of Student Delegates.
USC OS/OT is Awarded Grant to Study Lifestyle Redesign® Intervention for People with Spinal Cord Injury.
USC OS/OT Students Create “Occupational Extravaganza”.
Division of OS/OT Initiates Slowing Down in The Fast New World as Part of USC’s Visions and Voices Series.
USC OS/OT Celebrates 65 Years of Academic Excellence and Leadership in Research.
USC’s Top-Ranked Departments of Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy and Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy to Align with School of Dentistry.
Trojan League of Orange County “Shows Some Moves” to Raise Funds for USC OS/OT.
Department of OS/OT Is Awarded Two Multi-Year Government-Funded Research Grants.
USC/Rancho Study Explores Links Between Lifestyle and Pressure Sores for People with Spinal Cord Injuries.
School-based Grant Funding Focuses on Evidence-based Approach.
Department Receives Largest Occupational Therapy NIH Funding.
Faculty Scholarship Research Clusters.
Cover story: Charting the Future.