Welcome to SSO:USA

Please note: as of 05/29/18, several members have received emails in error from SSO:USA saying that their membership has expired. We are investigating this issue; it seems to be related to our former website. If you have any questions about your membership status, please contact Anne.Fleischer@eku.edu or jeanine@chan.usc.edu.


The Benefits of Membership

Leadership development and professional service

Website and newsletter

Searchable database/conference abstracts

Annual Student Research Grants

Discounted annual research conference includes a yearly opportunity to share occupational science research from national and international contributors in a guided discussion format and small group descussions.

Ruth Zemke Lecture in Occupational Science: Leading occupational science scholarship 

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SSO:USA Annual Conference

Every year the members of SSO:USA look forward to the annual conference.  Next year's conference will be held in Lexington, Kentucky.  

Abstract submission for the 2018 conference is now closed. We would like to thank all authors who contributed their abstracts

SSO:USA 2018 Conference

SSO:USA Call for nominations - Ruth Zemke Lecture in Occupational Science

SSO:USA invites you to nominate colleagues for the 2019 Ruth Zemke Lecture in Occupational Science (RZLOS). Please see the call for nominations for more information. The deadline is June 30, 2018. You may contact Antoine Bailliard, Chair of the RZLOS Selection Committee, with any questions about the nomination process (antoine_bailliard@med.unc.edu).


SSO:USA Student Research Grant

SSO:USA funds student research proposals that support the discipline of occupational science. The 2018 application period is now closed. Awardees will be notified in July 2018.

Student Research Grant