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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,

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New study into child opioid use in hospitals Dr. Brooke Jenkins receives 2018 Kay Foundation Data Analytic Grant

July 20, 2018 by | News

Chapman University Assistant Professor of Psychology Brooke Jenkins was recently selected as one of the recipients of the 2018 Kay Foundation Data Analytic grant for her research project, “Opioid Epidemic in Children: Leveraging Big Data from Electronic Medical Records to Assess Opioid Prescription and Use in the Children’s Hospital Setting.” Seventeen applications were submitted and

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Science and Art come together at the 36th Annual PAMA Symposium Doctor of Physical Therapy students are on the scene to lead workshop

July 12, 2018 by | News

The Performing Arts Medical Association (PAMA) held its 36th annual international symposium “Glamour and Grit: Building an Entourage for Health” at Chapman’s Musco Center for the Arts June 30- July 1. PAMA is an organization comprised of dedicated medical professionals, artists, educators, and administrators with the common goal of improving the health care of the

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The Global Reach of Infertility Dr. Brennan Peterson's journey to Israel for international conference

July 9, 2018 by | News

Recently Marriage and Family Therapy professor Brennan Peterson was invited to present at the “Pathways and Barriers to the Transition to Parenthood” conference in Tel Aviv, Israel. He was one of eight scholars representing six different countries: the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Australia, and Israel. The title of his talk was “The Experience

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Creative Youth Nonprofit Thrives With Help From MFT Program

June 19, 2018 by | Students

Chapman University’s Marriage and Family Therapy program has been a long-time partner with local creative nonprofit The Wooden Floor, an organization that combines dance and education to transform the lives of low-income/at-risk youth in Orange County. MFT students and faculty provide psychoeducational seminars for Wooden Floor students and their parents on topics such as depression,

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2018 Interdisciplinary Research Grant Awarded to Drs. Jenkins, Soangra, and Tierney

June 5, 2018 by | Uncategorized

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Brooke Jenkins, Dr. Rauhl Soangra, and Dr. Lynn Tierny were awarded the 2018 Interdiciplinary Research Grant for their proposal: Improving Quality of Care among Orange County Older Adults suffering from Bedsores. Combining their expertise in physical posture, gerontology, and psychological pain perception, these faculty members will work together on

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Crean Faculty Take Prestigious Wang-Fradkin and Valerie Scudder Awards 2018 Facuty Honors Convocation Report

May 25, 2018 by | News

On May 11, 2018 the offices of The President, Provost, and Vice President of Research held their annual Honors Convocation which recognizes faculty across campus for outstanding achievement in teaching, scholarship, and research. Crean College faculty racked up six different awards in various categories including top prizes in research and creative activity. Here is a

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Crean College Academic Stars of 2018 Class of 2018 earns largest amount of department honors in Crean College history

May 23, 2018 by | News

On May 16, 2018 Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences held its annual Senior Awards Banquet. Graduates and their guests enjoyed a lovely dinner followed by an awards ceremony recognizing those with outstanding academic achievement in their major. Here is a list of the honorees: Department of Psychology- Department Honors (in alphabetical order) Samira