Welcome to SSO:USA

SSO:USA Mission

The SSO:USA is a research society that strives to build the body of knowledge in occupational science to benefit humanity. The society values:

  • collegiality;
  • collaboration;
  • critical discourse;
  • the development of researchers;
  • the application of knowledge within a variety of professions;
  • shared occupational experiences;
  • operating in ways that are open, transparent, fiscally responsible, and member and data-driven;
  • researchers, students, and practitioners;
  • members who are formally trained in occupational science;
  • and members who are formally trained in other disciplines and whose work integrates well with occupational science.
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SSO:USA Annual Conference

Every year the members of SSO:USA look forward to the annual conference.  This year's conference will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Abstract submission is now closed. More conference info to come! 

SSO:USA 2019 Conference


SSO:USA Student Research Grant

Applications for the 2019 SSO:USA Student Research Grant in Occupational Science are now being accepted. The deadline is April 30th, 2019 (11:59pm PST). See the Student Research Grant page on this website for more information and to submit your grant application.


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