Crean College Homecoming Events

September 24, 2014 by | Events

Please join us for this year’s homecoming festivities! The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration is a great opportunity to expand your panther network and learn more about Crean College’s latest initiatives and achievements. On Friday, October 10 , physical therapy professor Alison McKenzie on will present a special afternoon lecture, “The Neuroscience of Stroke Recovery:


Alumnus Ryan Van Ramshorst, MD talks about a career in health care

September 18, 2014 by | News

Dr. Ryan Van Ramshorst ’06 hasn’t slowed down since graduating from Chapman with his B.S. in biological sciences, B.A. in Spanish and minor in chemistry. Currently, he is a staff physician (pediatrician) for University Health System in San Antonio, TX, and he serves as faculty at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San


Welcome back to a NEW college!

September 3, 2014 by | News

What did we  do this summer? Well, while you were away, Chapman University launched a new college! The Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences was established June 1, and is home to the following programs: At the Orange Campus Undergraduate Programs: BS Health Sciences, BA Psychology, Minors in Psychology & Human Biology


Physical therapy program relocates to new Rinker Health Science Campus

September 2, 2014 by | News

Chapman University’s Department of Physical Therapy has officially relocated to the new Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine, CA. The program’s first classes at the new campus began September 2! Chapman’s Department of Physical Therapy has been continually accredited since 1928, and in that time it has had several homes. Its roots


Steven Schandler discusses “the genetics of addiction”

August 26, 2014 by | News

What are the effects of alcoholism on the children of people afflicted with the disease? Senior professor of psychology Dr. Steven Schandler was featured on today’s Academic Minute to shed light on what many ACOAs (adult children of alcoholics) experience. If you missed its airing, not to worry. We have the audio


Healing Veterans as a Physical Therapist

August 7, 2014 by Paul Rogers | News

This article, written by Paul Rogers, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. With more wounded warriors returning from abroad, the need to rehabilitate vets is greater than ever. A career in the booming field of physical therapy can be rewarding in a number of ways, especially for those who want to give


Are we fractal, too? David Pincus explains

August 1, 2014 by | News

If you tuned into to WAMC Northeast Public Radio this morning, you might have heard the voice of associate professor of psychology Dr. David Pincus . He was featured on today’s Academic Minute  talking about his research on human resilience and how our family and group dynamics follow fractal patterns often observed in Mother Nature.


Decoding the Maternal Brain: Dr. Laura Glynn speaks at TEDxChapmanU

July 11, 2014 by | News

Last month, Laura Glynn , PhD, spoke at TEDxChapmanU about her research decoding the maternal brain. Glynn is associate professor of psychology in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences , as well as director of Chapman’s  Early Human and Lifespan Development Research Program . Glynn detailed some of the intriguing and well-studied


Caring for Mother and Child, Body and Mind

July 10, 2014 by David Ogul | News

This article, written by David Ogul, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. A Chapman expert discusses research into the physical and psychological effects of pregnancy and fetal development. Dr. Laura Glynn , who has written extensively on various issues relating to pregnancy and fetal child development, heads Chapman University’s Early