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USC Chan Magazine
Fall 2019 / Winter 2020

Cover article

A Science of Hope ⟩

by Elizabeth J. Yerxa ’52, MA ’53, Professor Emeritus of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

How our audacious community of scholars created occupational science.

Featured article

A Real Stand-Up Guy ⟩

by Jamie Wetherbe MA ’04

With the help of Keck Hospital of USC occupational therapists, comedian Eddie Barojas is getting back to joking around.

Featured article

Neighborhood Program’s STAR Power ⟩

by Eric Lindberg ’07

If you don’t know any doctors or scientists, it can be tough to imagine becoming one yourself. By introducing local high schoolers to research labs on campus, the USC STAR program is one way to get more diversity in science and health fields.

Research Buzz

To Be More Precise ⟩

by Sandy Takata MA ’15, OTD ’16, PhD ’21
Occupational Science PhD Student and Awardee, NIH F31 Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award

How sonographic imaging can advance rehabilitation of surgically repaired hand tendons.

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USC Chan Magazine, Fall 2019 / Winter 2020