Latest Chan Division News
‘Well Elderly’ follow-up study published! ⟩
June 7, 2011
Published in the June 2nd issue of the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, the study demonstrates the effectiveness of lifestyle oriented occupational therapy for a diverse group of older adults. Read and download the open access article at Effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention in…
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…
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.
Read more at: Two USC Divisions to Partner on Postdoctoral Grant.
OT-PT Forum a Success! ⟩
February 23, 2011
Last week's OT-PT Forum, organized by students, was a resounding success! Read all about it at OTs and PTs Gather to Honor Teamwork.
Current OTD student and alum, Janna Kuntz, is featured in Healthy rush: Combat-weary veterans find adrenaline fix on the water, by Chelsi Moy of the Missoulian.
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…
The Division Awarded OSEP Early Intervention Grant ⟩
November 24, 2008
A new grant in the amount of $800,000 has been awarded to researchers in the USC Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), an agency of the U.S. Department of Education. The grant, which will run from 2008 to 2013, is titled…