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USC Chan Magazine
Spring 2014

Cover article
Shadow of His Former Self >
by Mara Hyman ’14
After losing more than 120 pounds, Lifestyle Redesign success David Morrison is a new man, thanks in part to regular consultations with occupational therapist Ashley Uyeshiro ’08, MA ’10, OTD ’11.

Featured article
Tipping the Scales >
by Mike McNulty ’06, MA ’09, OTD ’10
In 1980, 7 percent of American children were obese. In 2012, nearly one-fifth were. Reversing our nation’s prevalence of childhood obesity will require more than health guru anecdotes, dieting dos and don’ts and slick slogans from preachy — albeit well-intentioned — publicity campaigns. Read how the clinical research of one faculty member at the USC Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy aims to tip the scales toward a healthier, happier future for our children.

Featured article
A Real Team Player >
by Yasmine Pezeshkpour MA ’17
Michelle Farmer MA ’10, OTD ’11 is blazing a trail for occupational therapists working in team-based primary care.

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USC Chan Magazine, Spring 2014