Chapman professor advances physical therapy in El Salvador

May 1, 2014 by | News

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

Chapman University partners with Saddleback College in Science Programs

April 24, 2014 by | News

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

Chapman Physical Therapy Students Win CPTA Student Bowl

April 24, 2014 by | News

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.

Stroke Boot Camp featured as Los Angeles Times cover story

August 13, 2013 by | News

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