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
Chapman University Assistant Professor of Psychology Brooke Jenkins was recently selected as one of the recipients of the 2018 Kay Foundation Data Analytic grant for her research project, “Opioid Epidemic in Children: Leveraging Big Data from Electronic Medical Records to Assess Opioid Prescription and Use in the Children’s Hospital Setting.” Seventeen applications were submitted and
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
Recently Marriage and Family Therapy professor Brennan Peterson was invited to present at the “Pathways and Barriers to the Transition to Parenthood” conference in Tel Aviv, Israel. He was one of eight scholars representing six different countries: the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Australia, and Israel. The title of his talk was “The Experience
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,
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
CHBS: What have you been up to since graduating from Chapman? DS: I took a few years off from school to work at a hospital in my hometown and work on research in public health and health policy. I just finished my first year of medical school at Boston University School of Medicine and I’m
CHBS: What is the name of the award you won? DF: Excellence in Research Award, Volunteer Service Award, and most dear to me the Humanity Award (voted on by my peers). CHBS: What are your clinical rotations like and where are you doing them? DF: My current clinical is at Northridge Hospital Dignity Health on