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Dr. Niklas Ignasiak to be awarded medal for outstanding thesis

December 5, 2018 by | Uncategorized

The Department of Physical Therapy (DPT) recently welcomed Dr. Niklas Ignasiak to their faculty. Dr. Ignasiak is originally from Germany and comes to Chapman following the completion of his PhD at ETH Zurich, one of the world’s most prestigious science and technology universities. He is one in a small group of graduates being honored in

DPT Grad Wins PT Therapist of The Year Award We interviewed Nicole Cozean '06 owner of Pelvic Sanity in Laguna Hills, CA

August 29, 2018 by | News

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. 

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

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

CSD Class of 2018 Breaks Internship Record 14 students gain acceptance into top ranking medical practicum internships

February 14, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Chapman’s MS in Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) program has much to boast about these days. For the first time in the programs history, 14 students in the class of 2018 gained placement into top ranking medical practicum internships this summer and spring, including the highly coveted Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Hospital. CSD students

Dr. Marcia Abbott’s journey to India inspires new research project Can yoga have positive health benefits on obesity and cardiovascular disease?

January 29, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Understanding how exercise changes hormones and genes for preventing and/or treating obesity is one of Dr. Marcia Abbott’s primary research interests. She is also an advanced practitioner and certified instructor of various forms of yoga, including Vinyasa and Yin. During winter break, she fulfilled a longtime goal of traveling to India to study a rigorous