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.
Fall 2019 / Winter 2020
A Science of Hope >
by Elizabeth J. Yerxa ’52, MA ’53, Professor Emeritus of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
How our audacious community of scholars created occupational science.
To Be More Precise >
by Sandy Takata MA ’15, OTD ’16, PhD ’21
Occupational Science PhD Student and Awardee, NIH F31 Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award
How sonographic imaging can advance rehabilitation of surgically repaired hand tendons.
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.