USC Chan Magazine
The magazine of the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is published twice yearly and is free to alumni and friends of the division. Please send all changes of address, letters and correspondence to:
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
1540 Alcazar St. CHP 133
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9003
or by using Chan Alumni Connect.
Fall 2020 / Winter 2021
The Longest Year >
by Carnie Lewis ’17, MA ’18, OTD ’19
Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
Reflections on the frontline pandemic experience from a hospital-based occupational therapist.
Pain and Pleasure >
by Jamie Wetherbe MA ’04
Face to face and through the screen, a USC occupational therapist helps a client better manage her everyday pain to improve quality of life.
To Do Unto Others >
by Dominique Como MA ’16, PhD ’21
Occupational Science PhD Student and Awardee, NIH F31 Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award
Narrowing oral health disparities gaps of Black/African American children with and without disabilities.