I am Avrita Brar, a junior at Chapman University with a major in Health Sciences and a minor in Psychology. Dr. Jasleen Brar, my mom, graduated from the University of Southern California, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry in 1996 and has her general dentistry and multi-specialty practices in Tustin. Due to our passion for global
The Pew Charitable Trusts recent analysis, “How to Improve Health Outcomes for Kids,” reported only 50 percent of children on Medicaid received dental care in 2016 causing dental caries to become the most common chronic disease of children aged six to 11 in the United States. The CDC’s Oral Disease Burden and Prevention 2017 also
Getting program-specific career advising just got a whole lot easier for Crean College students. Meet Heidi Swanson, our new in-house career advisor conveniently stationed inside Crean Hall. Whether you’re a freshman just getting started or a senior about to graduate, take advantage of these services early and often. Use Handshake to book an appointment. No
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.
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
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
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,
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
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.
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