This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. Business is set to boom for physical therapists. Employment in the sector is projected to grow 36% over the decade spanning 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means an increase
Nearly 200 research projects were presented at Chapman University’s annual Student Research Day May 14, 2014. The daylong event was held at the Sandhu Conference Center, and it showcased the university’s student research and scholarly projects. Research posters lined the room and students stood nearby to explain their research and answer questions from the attendees. Among
Chapman University’s efforts to expand its science programs has led to the formal creation of the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences! Formerly part of the Schmid College of Science and Technology, the health and behavioral sciences programs will officially split off and become an independent unit- the Crean College- on June 1, 2014.
Dr. Nicole S. Hignojoz is a full-time faculty member in the Physical Therapy department at Chapman University and she recently returned from her second visit to El Salvador, where she is helping advance physical therapy. Hignojoz was invited by the United Cerebral Palsy Organization and a physical therapist from UCLA Hospital (also a former faculty member of Chapman University), to help
From the Chapman University Press Room: Chapman University and Saddleback College have joined forces in an effort to create more graduates in the sciences. In a formal agreement to be signed by the two schools on April 21, the partnership aligns Saddleback College’s science programs with Chapman’s Schmid College of Science and Technology majors and Crean College of Health
I had the opportunity to serve as Faculty Sponsor for a team of physical therapy students competing in the Student Bowl competition sponsored by the California Physical Therapy Association. On Saturday March 29, 2014, a team of 5 Chapman DPT students won the second annual PT Student Bowl competition at the California PT Student Conclave. The
Chapman University’s Stroke Boot Camp was held on campus last June and was the subject of a page-one feature in The Los Angeles Times, Tuesday, August 13, 2013. For stroke survivors, the 10-day boot camp is a chance to strengthen not just mind and body but also communal bonds. “Like at any summer camp, people blossom, lose their