What is your educational background? I obtained a B.A. in Psychology at Chapman University in 2003. I then worked in non-profit and corporate America for about a decade before pursuing an M.A. in Marriage & Family Therapy Chapman University 2014. What do you do now? I currently work full time in private practice. Typically, I
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
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
CHBS: What initially drew you to the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD)? DF: I was originally drawn to the field of speech-language pathology (SLP) from a personal experience in which I observed a clinician working her hardest to help a patient communicate after a severe stroke. This experience was at Mission Hospital over
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
CHBS: What made you decide to join the Peace Corps after you completed your B.S. in Health Science from Chapman? LF: During my time at Chapman, I was part of the Global Medical Brigades club. With this group, I went on two medical brigades in Honduras. Once there, we set up a clinic for four
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.
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