Athletic Training Workshops Provide Students With Life Saving Scenarios

August 18, 2015 by | Events

  The Athletic Training program gave an emergency management workshop that was sceanrio-based in preparation for students’ fall clinical rotations at local high schools and colleges throughout Orange County.  The workshop was delivered by the faculty of the Athletic Training program as well as clinical preceptors at Chapman University, Fullerton College, and Santiago Canyon College.

Research Reveals Details About Friendship And Its Impact On Happiness

July 31, 2015 by | News

Friendship is something many of us consider a necessity, though the extent of the role it plays in each one of our lives is unique. A recently published article, conducted by researchers at Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences in conjunction with Dr. Brian Gillespies of Sonoma State, sought to discover how U.S. adults rely on friends

Athletic Training & CSD graduate programs join in the Special Olympics World Games

July 17, 2015 by Mary Platt | News

Chapman University will host the Special Olympics World Games teams from Canada and Senegal on its campus from July 21 to 24, as the athletes and their coaches arrive in Southern California to train and acclimate in preparation for Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles, July 25-August 2. Chapman is partnering with the City of

Greater Life Satisfaction, Dr. Boehm Study Published Worldwide

June 30, 2015 by | News

Greater life satisfaction in adults older than 50 years of age is found to be related to a reduced risk of morality.  Dr. Julia Boehm, Assistant Professor of Psychology for Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, has gained worldwide media attention for recent research findings. The study, which is the first of its kind

Chapman University Publishes Research on Life Satisfaction and its Association with Mortality Risk in Older Adults

June 16, 2015 by | Research

In a study just published by researchers at Chapman University, findings showed that greater life satisfaction in adults older than 50 years of age is related to a reduced risk of mortality. The researchers also found that variability in life satisfaction across time increases risk of mortality, but only among less satisfied people. The study

Psychology & Health Science Senior Awards Reception

June 15, 2015 by | News

     As the 2014-2015 academic year came to an end, Chapman University’s Crean College hosted a senior awards reception on the evening of May 21st. Students arrived alongside the support of family and friends in Crean Hall’s atrium and were greeted with turquoise stoles as a token of the college’s appreciation. Dr. Janeen Hill, Dean

Global Travels – Dr. Nicole Marquez Presents at IAFOR

May 20, 2015 by | News

What has our DPT faculty been up to this spring? International travels to present research! Dr. Nicole Marquez‘ research, completed with five Crean College Doctorate of Physical Therapy students, was accepted by the International Academic Forum, IAFOR.  Dr. Marquez received the honor to travel to the 2015 IAFOR International Conference on Education in Dubai. She

An Impressive Group, Achievements at Student Research Day

May 15, 2015 by | Events

With a thought provoking poster, Yasmin Akbari presented her research on ‘Reducing the Negative Effects of Media Exposure on Body Image: The Effectiveness of Subvertising and Warning Labels’ with advisor Dr. David Frederick. Research included over 800 study participants and found no sizeable difference in body image perception when images included warning labels that the

DPT Holds Notable Student Research Day

May 15, 2015 by | Events

Held at the Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus, students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and family gathered to view the Crean College DPT Class of 2015 student research presentations. Telerehabilitation, robotic devices, body mass perception, gait analysis, and dance therapy were just some of the interesting projects the students displayed. As we made the

Local experts share with students at the Health Science Majors Meeting

April 29, 2015 by | News

  Students and faculty gathered to enjoy complimentary pizza and beverages while learning about potential career paths and opportunities from local experts and recruiters in their field. The Health Science Majors meeting was held on April 16, 2015 in Crean Hall. Dr. Kenneth Sumida created the event as a way to involve students in career and