Latest Chan Division News
Shawn Phipps BS ’97, to receive Widney Alumni House Award >
August 8, 2011
USC Alumni Association announces the 2011 recipients of the Volunteer Recognition Awards.
Congratulations to the many USC faculty, students and alumni who were recently published in the April and June 2011 editions of the Journal of Occupational Science. Authors include: Gelya Frank PhD, Professor Elizabeth Pyatak (PhD ’10, MA ’04), Postdoctoral Research Associate Linda Muccitelli…
Photo Feature: Ocean Therapy Surfing Program >
May 19, 2011
Reuters photographer Lucy Nicholson recently published a stunning photoblog featuring the Ocean Therapy surfing program, developed by Division alumna Carly Rogers (OTD ’11, MA ’04) to assist Iraq and Afghanistan military veterans along their road to recovery. Visit the photoblog via…
“There’s Nothing I Can’t Do” >
May 16, 2011
Read Class of 2011 graduate John Margetis’ story.
Alum highlighted in L.A. Times! >
April 28, 2011
Division alum occupational therapist Renee Portenier was recently highlighted in an L.A. Times story about rehabilitating California's first hand transplant recipient! See pictures and read the full story at Hand Transplant Patient Speaks.
Division alumna selected to “Women of the Year” >
March 16, 2011
Congratulations to USC Division alumna Terri Chew Nishimura MA (’85), OTR/L, for being selected by The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and The Los Angeles County Commission for Women as one of a dozen "Women of the Year" who have made a difference in the lives of women in Los Angeles…
Each year, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles' Hematology-Oncology Psychosocial and Education (HOPE) Program holds their signature event, Celebrate Life with HOPE, to honor childhood cancer survivors and their families. This is one of the largest annual events of its kind and is filled with fun, food,…
Article cites Capt. Sarah Mitsch, Class of 2001: Spirit Intact, Soldier Reclaims His Life. In the nearly 15 months since losing his limbs, Specialist Marrocco has pushed past pain and exhaustion to learn to use his four prosthetics, though he can walk for only 15 minutes at a time. Credit Ruth…
Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Adolescents >
July 1, 2010
Be sure to see Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Adolescents, written by alum Sarah Bream, in the June 28, 2010 issue of OT Practice.