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Smart squad ⟩
May 11, 2020

Chan in the Media Community and Partners Faculty Research Technology

By Chandrea Miller / USC Provost They've been called one of the most junior teams to lead a USC collaboration fund center — they, as in, Dr. James M. Finley, Assistant Professor, USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, Dr. Judy Pa and Dr. Sook-Lei Liew, both, Assistant Professors,…

Occupational therapy for dancers: A senior project by Adam Vesperman ⟩
May 6, 2020

Academics and Courses Chan in the Media Students

By Brigid Murphy / USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance Adam Vesperman, a 2020 grad of the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, also earned a Minor in Occupational Science. (Photo by Mike Esperanza) USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance Student Adam Vesperman (BFA ’20) saw his senior project as a way to…

Making the case for environmentally-informed occupational therapy ⟩
April 22, 2020

Chan in the Media Faculty Lifestyle Redesign

As Earth Day turns 50, Camille Dieterle looks at the future of occupational therapy's approaches to more sustainable living

By Mike McNulty Today marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. Earth Day was first commemorated on April 22, 1970, in a rare alignment of political will, media attention and student-led grassroots activism. What was originally envisioned as rallying for…

USC Chan tops U.S. News’ ranking of the nation’s occupational therapy programs ⟩
March 17, 2020

Academics and Courses Chan in the Media

No. 1 spot reflects reputation among academic leaders

By Mike McNulty The USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is once again home to the top occupational therapy educational program in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Grad Schools rankings released today. The occupational therapy graduate…

Here’s one way to get more diversity in science and health fields ⟩
December 18, 2019

Alumni Chan in the Media Community and Partners Diversity, Access, Equity

When you don’t know any doctors or scientists, it can be tough to imagine becoming one. The USC STAR program introduces teens to real lab work, and it’s one of many initiatives supported by the university’s Good Neighbors Campaign.

By Eric Lindberg / USC Today USC's STAR program brings together students from Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School, like Nirali Patel, center, to work with USC faculty members on research. (USC Photo/Eric Lindberg) Jenny Martínez speaks up for people who don’t have a voice in the health…

Faculty duo earn national award for industry magazine article ⟩
December 17, 2019

Associations and Bodies Awards Chan in the Media Clinical Faculty

Stephanie Tsai and Elyse Peterson to receive the 2020 AOTA Jeanette Bair Writer’s Award.

By Mike McNulty Stephanie Tsai, assistant clinical professor USC Chan faculty members Stephanie Tsai MA ’16, OTD ’17 and Elyse Peterson MA ’11, OTD ’12 have been named recipients of the 2020 Jeanette Bair Writer’s Award by the American Occupational Therapy Association for their OT Practice…

USC study shows occupational therapy helps diabetes patients make lifestyle changes that can prevent serious health complications ⟩
November 8, 2019

Chan in the Media Community and Partners Faculty Lifestyle Redesign Research

The pilot study is the first to be completed under a novel academic-government collaboration between the SC CTSI, the UCLA CTSI, and the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services

By Paul Karon / SC CTSI Associate Professor Beth Pyatak A USC pilot study has indicated that an occupational therapy intervention can help diabetes patients make the kind of important and long-lasting lifestyle changes that have the potential to substantially improve their health and prevent serious…

Latest issue of AJOT features 23 USC-affiliated authors ⟩
September 30, 2019

Alumni Chan in the Media Clinical Faculty Research Students

Katie Jordan is guest editor of the journal’s special issue on primary care

By Mike McNulty Nearly two dozen Trojans authors — including faculty and staff members, students and alumni — were published in the Sept./Oct. 2019 issue of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. The special issue focused on primary care, an area of occupational therapy research and…

Faculty symposium held ahead of USC Presidential Inauguration ⟩
September 18, 2019

Chan in the Media Conferences Faculty Lectures and Talks Research

By HSC News Staff / HSC News USC Chan faculty members Beth Pyatak, second from left, and Sook-Lei Liew, third from left, with USC President Carol Folt. (Photo by Rene Pak) The Health Sciences Campus community recently presented some of its best and brightest faculty members as part of the array of…

Sook-Lei Liew featured in new GoldieBlox YouTube show highlighting STEM-based career paths ⟩
July 24, 2019

Chan in the Media Diversity, Access, Equity Faculty Technology

Series part of Lyda Hill Philanthropies’ IF/THEN initiative

Today, children’s multimedia company GoldieBlox and IF/THEN, an initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies, launch a new YouTube series, Fast Forward Girls. The show follows the journey of young women as they learn about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers in the real world by…

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