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Steven Schandler discusses “the genetics of addiction “

August 26, 2014 by | News

What are the effects of alcoholism on the children of people afflicted with the disease? Senior professor of psychology Dr. Steven Schandler was featured on today’s Academic Minute to shed light on what many ACOAs (adult children of alcoholics) experience. If you missed its airing, not to worry. We have the audio & transcript for

Students in Chapman's Doctor of Physical Therapy program work on performing rehabilitation exercises. (Chapman University)

Healing Veterans as a Physical Therapist

August 7, 2014 by Paul Rogers | News

This article, written by Paul Rogers, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. With more wounded warriors returning from abroad, the need to rehabilitate vets is greater than ever. A career in the booming field of physical therapy can be rewarding in a number of ways, especially for those who want to give something back to their

Are we fractal, too? David Pincus explains

August 1, 2014 by | News

If you tuned into to WAMC Northeast Public Radio this morning, you might have heard the voice of associate professor of psychology Dr. David Pincus. He was featured on today’s Academic Minute talking about his research on human resilience and how our family and group dynamics follow fractal patterns often observed in Mother Nature. You can listen to Dr.

Physician assistants are qualified to work in a number of fast-growing fields, including surgical medicine and public health. (kzenon/Getty Images/iStockphoto / March 31, 2014)

One Degree, Many Possibilities: Career opportunities for physician assistants

July 24, 2014 by Joe Yogerst | News

This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. Career opportunities for physician assistants span a wide range of healthcare fields. Physician assistants could be called the new front line of healthcare in the U.S. More and more, it’s a PA who first meets the patient, evaluates the problem and makes a tentative

Decoding the Maternal Brain: Dr. Laura Glynn speaks at TEDxChapmanU

July 11, 2014 by | News

Last month, Laura Glynn, PhD, spoke at TEDxChapmanU about her research decoding the maternal brain. Glynn is associate professor of psychology in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, as well as director of Chapman’s Early Human and Lifespan Development Research Program. Glynn detailed some of the intriguing and well-studied scientific findings about the neurological

Robert Young Leads Physician Assistant Program

July 11, 2014 by | News

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Young, MS PAC-ATC, as Program Director of the Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant Studies. He brings to the program extensive experience in physician assistant (PA) education having served as clinical coordinator, academic coordinator, and core faculty. In addition, he has been intimately

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Caring for Mother and Child, Body and Mind

July 10, 2014 by David Ogul | News

This article, written by David Ogul, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. A Chapman expert discusses research into the physical and psychological effects of pregnancy and fetal development. Dr. Laura Glynn, who has written extensively on various issues relating to pregnancy and fetal child development, heads Chapman University’s Early Human and Lifespan Development Research Program. The

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Collaboration Brings Success to Stroke Awareness Picnic

July 9, 2014 by | News

Chapman’s Department of Physical Therapy, Dr. Steve Cramer’s Laboratory in UC Irvine’s Department of Neurology, UC Irvine Health, and the Orange County Stroke Rehab Network hosted a very successful fifth annual Stroke Awareness Picnic at the end of May on the UC Irvine campus. Sharing Stroke Survivor Successes & Resources This picnic, which attracted over 300

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Upcoming Marriage and Family Therapy Workshops

July 7, 2014 by | Events

The Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy presents a series of workshops designed for seasoned professionals and those who are new to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy. All of the featured workshops provide Continuing Education Credits (CEU). Make sure to save these dates! Introduction to Sand Tray Therapy* Friday, August 1, 2014 |

Alumnus’ Physical Therapy Practice Recognized as Top in the Nation

July 1, 2014 by | News

Advance Magazine recognized Coury & Buehler Physical Therapy (CBPT), co-founded by alumnus Rich Coury, PT, MPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS, ’94 (MPT ’96), as the top practice in the nation for 2013. “Based on a list of criteria including revenue growth, recruiting and staff development, customer service, and practice growth, CBPT has impressively earned the distinction as ADVANCE’s 2013 Practice of the Year,” explained