On October 23, 2019, Chapman’s Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences and the Office of Research & Creative Activity co-hosted the 2nd Annual Chapman/CHOC Research Expo. This event brings together scientists and clinicians from both institutions for an evening of research discovery. Doctors, staff scientists, and other members of the CHOC community were invited
You have probably seen all of the flyers and posts on social media promoting Crean College Research Night on September 4. So, what’s it all about? Should you go? The answer is, “yes” and here are the top five reasons why: 1. It is the best opportunity for Psychology, Health Sciences, and Applied Human Physio
Dr. Amy Moors joined Chapman University’s Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences in 2018 as an Assistant Professor of Psychology. Her research addresses the impact of inequity on people’s belonging and well-being in intimate and professional contexts. Dr. Moors focuses on the relationships people have with others (romantic partners, family, colleagues) and with
Mental health is associated with social cognitive development. Autistic children, whose cognitive development is oftentimes impaired, are at risk for social isolation, bullying, depression, and anxiety, all risk factors for suicide. In fact, suicide is 28 times more likely in children with autism than the general population. An interdisciplinary team of faculty, Deanna Hughes Assistant
Associate Professor of Psychology, Dr. David Frederick has just completed the largest national study on body image satisfaction ever conducted. Known as the U.S. National Body Project I, the study brought together dozens of experts on body image and included approximately 11,620 participants. Findings are soon to be published in a special issue of the
Psychology alumna, Olivia Silke ’15 is on a roll! She has just completed her M.A. in Psychological Research from CSU Long Beach where she received both the Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholar award and the Graduate Research Fellows award. This past spring, she won a University Achievement Award for Outstanding Graduate Research Student solidifying her reputation
Meet Dr. Jason Douglas, the newest member of the Department of Health Sciences faculty at Chapman University’s Crean College and Health & Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Douglas received his Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology from the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), where he conducted research with underserved communities to
According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, overall employment of dentists is projected to grow 19 percent between now and 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for dental services will increase as the population ages and as research continues to link oral health to overall health. Here in Orange
CU- You come to Chapman with a stellar academic record! Can you share your top three tips for academic excellence? DL– My biggest tip for academic excellence would be to have intrinsic motivation and drive. I often find motivation by setting goals before myself. Having a positive attitude is also vital to sustaining intrinsic motivation.
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.