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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

Seniors Receive Distinguished Awards In Research Baylor Hogan, Shantaé Thornton, and Brady Slater receive notable research awards

May 20, 2016 by | News

Congratulations to the following students who were presented with prestigious research awards:   Baylor Hogan, Kinesiology ‘16 First place in the Kevin and Tam Ross Leatherby Libraries Undergraduate Research Competition Baylor’s research focused on the effectiveness of yoga on adults who have suffered from stroke. This is the first year a Crean

Chapman University Publishes Research on Jealousy – Impact of Sexual vs. Emotional Infidelity

January 5, 2015 by Sheri Ledbetter | Uncategorized

In the largest study to date on infidelity, Chapman University has learned men and women are different when it comes to feeling jealous. In a poll of nearly 64,000 Americans this study provides the first large-scale examination of gender and sexual orientation differences in response to potential sexual versus emotional infidelity in U.S. adults. According