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USC Chan Magazine | Fall 2019 / Winter 2020

Cover Story

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.) Read the story >

Other Featured Stories

To Be More Precise, by Sandy Takata MA ’15, OTD ’16, PhD ’21
How sonographic imaging can advance rehabilitation of surgically repaired hand tendons. Read the story >

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. Read the story >

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. Read the story >

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USC Chan Magazine, Fall 2019 / Winter 2020