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March 19, 2020

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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UPDATED: Precautionary measures in place to help reduce the spread of COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the rising number of cases in California, Keck Medicine of USC has announced a series of precautions and temporary policies to protect staff and patients and reduce the spread of the disease.

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USC Chan tops U.S. News & World Report's ranking of the nation's occupational therapy programs

The USC Mrs. T.H. 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 Graduate Schools rankings released earlier this week.

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Christopher Powers named associate chair of USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy

Professor Christopher Powers, PhD, has been named to replace Cheryl Resnik, DPT, as associate chair at the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. In his new role, Powers will serve as "right-hand" to Associate Dean James Gordon, EdD, in administering the division.

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Perspective: Coronavirus could hit homeless hard, and that could hit everyone hard

Michael Cousineau, DPH, recently shared his insights on the potential impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on people experiencing homelessness, which in turn could affect the general population as a whole.

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