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From Student to Patient: How Keck Medicine of USC Brought Me Back to Life ⟩

Morgan Stephens, in USC Today | July 25, 2022
USC’s Post-COVID clinic guided this USC alumna on her journey back to health.
Clinical Faculty Pandemic

Got long Covid? Seniors should prepare to go slow ⟩

Judith Graham, in CNN Health | May 26, 2022
Faculty member Jamie Wilcox is quoted in an article about older adults' increased likeliness to experience various symptoms linked to long Covid.
Clinical Faculty Pandemic

Hybrid work can be healthy at home and the office ⟩

Michael Precker, in American Heart Association News | April 27, 2022
Shawn Roll discusses the health tradeoffs of hybrid work arrangements.
Health and Wellness Pandemic


Krank durchs Homeoffice [Home office sickness] ⟩

Felicitas Witte, in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung [Frankfurt General Newspaper] | July 26, 2021
Ob Rücken oder Seele – das Arbeiten im Homeoffice hat manche Bürokrankheit verschlimmert. Doch es gibt Auswege. Hier einige Tipps zur Vorbeugung. [Whether you're back to the workplace or only back in spirit, working from the home office has aggravated a number of health conditions. But keeping healthy at home is still possible, with some of these prevention tips.]
Health and Wellness Pandemic

COVID-19 outpatient care case application ⟩

AOTA's Everyday Evidence Podcast | July 21, 2021
In episode two of our three-part Covid-19 case application series we speak with the lead clinician at USC’s Keck medical center, Jamie Wilcox. She shares how she and her colleagues consulted, used, and developed evidence-based approaches to address client care during the Covid-19 pandemic, and summarize a case study she co-authored outlining the process for providing occupational therapy services to a client with Covid-19 in the outpatient setting.
Clinical Faculty Pandemic Podcasts

COVID-19 critical care case application ⟩

AOTA's Everyday Evidence Podcast | July 19, 2021
What have two frontline OT practitioners learned during the COVID-19 pandemic? In the first episode of our three-part “COVID-19 Case Applications” series, Jamie Wilcox, OTD, OTR/L, and John Margetis, OTD, OTR/L, share their experiences as occupational therapists in a critical care setting during the pandemic. This series of #AOTApodcast episodes will focus on the COVID-19 case applications published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy.
Clinical Faculty Pandemic Podcasts

Voices Unheard: Addressing the Lack of AAPI Mental Health Providers in America ⟩

Trevor San Antonio, in Channel Kindness | May 21, 2021
USC Chan OTD resident Trevor San Antonio MA ’20, OTD ’21 examines the need for culturally competent care by — and for — Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.
Clinical Diversity, Access, Equity Pandemic Students

USC community copes with health struggles caused by the pandemic ⟩

Helen Nguyen, in Daily Trojan | April 28, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has completely reconstructed how we go about our lives. From the way we live and socialize with others to the way we learn, the pandemic has forced us to adapt to a new virtual environment. As universities like USC continue to adapt to both teaching and learning online, a huge toll weighs on the physical health of everyone involved.
Health and Wellness Pandemic Students


Survey reveals all the ways remote work is ruining the health of Americans ⟩

John Anderer, in The Ladders | December 10, 2020
A new survey, co-conducted by USC Chan Professor Shawn Roll, of nearly 1,000 people reports more than 64 percent of working Americans have developed new physical health problems while working from home during the pandemic, and nearly 75 percent are dealing with at least one new mental health issue.
Health and Wellness Pandemic Research

Studio-Backed Research Team Works on Test Film to Try COVID-19 Safety Protocols ⟩

Carolyn Giardina, in The Hollywood Reporter | September 3, 2020
With the help of alumna Catherine Shin, filmmakers behind the Entertainment Technology Center at USC short Ripple Effect tested "SafetyViz" and other new protocols with an eye toward enabling a safe return to production amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Health and Wellness Pandemic

The Help Group — USC Occupational Science Initiative develops virtual supports for students, families and teachers ⟩

The Help Group | August 21, 2020
The Help Group and USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy are collaborating on an exciting new project that will benefit our students, teachers, and families while providing an educational training experience for USC graduate students.
Academics and Courses Community and Partners Pandemic

It’s time for a lifestyle redesign ⟩

Giovanni Moujaes, in Medium.com | August 16, 2020
Former OS minor student Giovanni Moujaes shows how improving our mental health starts with acknowledging there’s work to be done.
Alumni Health and Wellness Lifestyle Redesign Pandemic

For nursing home residents, COVID-19 sparks an epidemic of loneliness ⟩

Elissa Lee, in USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism | August 13, 2020
People in nursing homes have been hit especially hard by the coronavirus. More than 40% of COVID-19 deaths nationwide have been linked to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. But the pandemic has also taken a less obvious toll on residents by increasing the loneliness and isolation of people who were already largely invisible in our society.
Health and Wellness Pandemic