New Research Analyzes Height, Weight, Income and More In Regards to Sex and Dating How does your BMI, how tall you are, and your job, influence your attractiveness?

September 29, 2015 by | Research

The idiom “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” has been used by everyone from Shakespeare to Benjamin Franklin, but what happens if you survey thousands of ‘beholders’ to try and get down to the bottom of what specifically beauty really means? That’s exactly what Crean College of Health and Behavioral Science’s David Frederick,

PA Student Spotlight PA Student Vivian Acevedo

June 6, 2017 by | News

In January 2017 Chapman University admitted its first cohort of twenty five students into the Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant (PA) program. Since January these twenty five students have been immersed in an intensive academic curriculum. Even so, many students dedicated extra time to participate in community outreach and in promoting the PA program. 

Inter-Professional Education: Encouraging Interprofessional Collaborative Practices Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences Join School of Pharmacy in Annual IPE Event

June 1, 2017 by | News

Today’s healthcare is provided by teams of Interprofessional healthcare providers.  To prepare graduate students in pharmacy, physical therapy, communication sciences and disorders and physician assistant studies to work in collaborative teams, Crean College and the School of Pharmacy provide students with several experiences each year to work as collaborative teams.  The most recent IPE event

DPT White Coat Ceremony Welcoming DPT Students into the PT Profession

May 24, 2017 by | News

On Friday May 5, 2017 Memorial Auditorium was filled with eager parents, grandparents, family members and friends awaiting the white coat ceremony.  Traditionally the white coat ceremony serves the purpose of welcoming the students as professional colleagues dedicated to patient care.  Students are presented with the white coat, which is a traditional symbol of clinical

Crean Student Newsletter Spring 2017 Edition

May 8, 2017 by | News

Announcements Chapman Pre-Dental: University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry – Wednesday, May 10 from 7:30-9 pm Smith Hall 115 – come join us as Stan Constantino, Director of Admissions, shares valuable information about UOP, the application process and what they look for in their applicants. This is a great chance to make a first impression and

MFT Program Opens National Society Chapter Delta Kappa, the National Honor Society for Marriage & Family Therapy

May 3, 2017 by | Events

Delta Kappa is the National Honor Society for Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT). This organization serves to further complement the fine work that is done by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the International Family Therapy Association. The national honor society for MFT has three primary goals.

Crean College Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Brennan Peterson Marriage and Family Therapy Professor and Expert in the Study of Infertility

April 26, 2017 by | News

In the field of marriage and family therapy (MFT) professors teach a variety of topics from couples counseling, individual therapy methods and therapy theory. But one professor in Chapman’s MFT program has a very specialized area within the program: infertility. Dr. Brennan Peterson has been at Chapman University for 14 years now, and he is

DPT Faculty Member Dr. Jo Armour Smith Granted Margaret L. Moore Award Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member

April 21, 2017 by | News

Dr. Jo Armour Smith, an assistant professor of physical therapy since 2015, has received the Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member, by the American Physical Therapy Association.  This highly prestigious national award is given annually to one physical therapy faculty member in the United States.  The award recognizes exceptional merit in

DPT Students Attend National Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) Presented by the American Physical Therapy Association

April 10, 2017 by Hillary Bibeau | Events

Every year the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) holds a national Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) where thousands of Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Physical Therapy students attend.  This year over 11,000 people attended CSM in San Antonio, Texas to hear from keynote speakers, see new research, check out new treatment technology and meet other

DPT Healthcare Symposium Focusing on the Future of Healthcare for Physical Therapy

April 4, 2017 by Katelyn Penfold | News

March 14th through Thursday March 16th 2017 Chapman University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program conducted a curriculum review symposium. For the morning of the first day of the symposium, students were invited to attend in order to hear from professionals in physical therapy and the local community regarding current issues in educating health care providers,

Friends Who Stutter CSD Students and Faculty Host One-Day Workshop

April 3, 2017 by | Events

  Every year Friends (The National Association of Young People Who Stutter), the Stuttering Foundation, and Chapman University’s Crean College Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) department hold a one-day family-oriented workshop that is designed to bring young children  and teenagers who stutter, their parents, members of stuttering self-help groups, and speech-language pathologists together. Dr. Loryn