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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Welcome New Board Members!

The board of directors is pleased to announce our newest board members. Congratulations to Betsy Francis-Connolly, our Board Chair-elect; Sandra Rogers, our Secretary; Khalilah Robinson Johnson, Chair, Membership Committee; Cynthia Evetts, Conference Committee Chair-Elect; and Diane Parham, Legal Chair-Elect. You can find short profiles of the new board members at this link. A complete list of our current board members can be found on the Board Member page.


2020 SSO:USA Conference

Please save the date for the 2020 conference, to be held in St. Petersburg, Florida, October 8, 2020 to October 10, 2020. Abstracts are being accepted through February 7, 2020. See the Call for Papers for more details and review criteria.

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