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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

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

Michael S. Burney, EdD, PA-C to serve as new Physician Assistant Studies program director

December 18, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences is excited to announce the new appointment of Michael S. Burney, EdD., PA-C as program director of the Physician Assistant (PA) Studies program at the Rinker Health Campus. Dr. Burney has held several leadership positions in PA education and PA professional organizations.  He has served as vice-chair, director

Raising mental health awareness, one step at a time Phi chapter of Delta Kappa raises second highest amount of any group in NAMI 5K walk

November 15, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Members of Crean College’s Phi chapter of Delta Kappa, the National Honor Society for Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), participated in the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) five kilometer charity walk.  Held at Mason Regional Park in Irvine, Calif., the walk raises funds for and public awareness of NAMI and the field of mental