Stories by Mike McNulty:
USC-led study analyzes fall rates among short-stay nursing home patients
One in five short-stay nursing home patients sustains a fall after their admission, and certified nursing assistant (CNA) staffing is associated with decreased fall risk, according to a study led by USC researcher Natalie Leland. The study recently was published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Florence Clark shines in national spotlight
Florence Clark reaffirmed the university’s long-standing history of leadership in the profession of occupational therapy at the 92nd annual conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Occupational Therapy spotlights World Autism Awareness Day
The USC Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy’s homepage, which can be visited at ot.usc.edu, is lit up blue today in celebration of World Autism Awareness Day.
Autism symposium highlighted by personal experiences
Hundreds of faculty members, students, alumni and community partners gathered on March 9 at the Ronald Tutor Campus Center for the 23rd Occupational Science Symposium hosted by the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.
Occupational science student awarded NIH postdoctoral fellowship
USC doctoral candidate Sook-Lei Liew MA ’08 was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), based at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Autism experts to gather at USC symposium
USC faculty and community experts are slated to convene on March 9 at the USC Occupational Science Symposium to share research and perspectives on autism and autism spectrum disorders with an audience of university colleagues and students, health professionals and public advocates.