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

Collaboration Brings Success to Stroke Awareness Picnic

July 9, 2014 by | News

Chapman’s Department of Physical Therapy , Dr. Steve Cramer ’s Laboratory in UC Irvine’s Department of Neurology, UC Irvine Health, and the Orange County Stroke Rehab Network hosted a very successful fifth annual Stroke Awareness Picnic at the end of May on the UC Irvine campus. Sharing Stroke Survivor Successes & Resources This

Upcoming Marriage and Family Therapy Workshops

July 7, 2014 by | Events

The Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy presents a series of workshops designed for seasoned professionals and those who are new to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy. All of the featured workshops provide Continuing Education Credits (CEU). Make sure to save these dates! Introduction to Sand Tray Therapy* Friday, August 1, 2014 |

Alumnus’ Physical Therapy Practice Recognized as Top in the Nation

July 1, 2014 by | News

Advance Magazine  recognized Coury & Buehler Physical Therapy ( CBPT ), co-founded by alumnus  Rich Coury, PT, MPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS,  ’94 (MPT ’96), as the top practice in the nation for 2013 . “Based on a list of criteria including revenue growth, recruiting and staff development, customer service, and practice growth, CBPT has impressively earned the distinction as ADVANCE’s

Basic Training for Stroke Victims

June 26, 2014 by Joe Yogerst | News

This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. Chapman’s Department of Physical Therapy offers a “boot camp” that takes a creative approach to rehab. Alison McKenzie ’s stroke boot camp looks nothing like a traditional physiotherapy session. On any given day there might be a competitive game of wheelchair hockey