CHBS: What is your area of expertise? NC: I specialize in pelvic health, a specialty within physical therapy. My clinic, Pelvic Sanity, is located here in south Orange County. My patients often have chronic pelvic pain, orthopedic pain in the low back, hips, or tailbone. Urinary symptoms like urgency, frequency, or incontinence are also common.
In 2017, the Sergerstrom Center for the Arts launched The School of Dance and Music for Children with Disabilities. This all-inclusive program is designed for children ages 4 to 16 with a variety of developmental disorders including Autism, ADHD, Down Syndrome, and those who have assistive devices. The classes are led by professional dancers with
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
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
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
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
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
Department of Physical Therapy program chair Dr. Emmanuel John has been elected secretary to the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT), effective May 1, 2018. The ACAPT represents all accredited Physical Therapy (PT) Education programs in the country, currently 242 DPT Programs. This new appointment brings another layer of prestige to his already impressive
Do humans really have free will or is action controlled by unconscious processes in the brain? If you and your classmates want to dive into these big questions, we have a new class for you! The Faculty Research and Development Council have awarded the 2018-2019 Co-Teaching prize to Assistant Professors Uri Maoz, Ph.D., and Michael
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.