Associate Professor of Psychology, Dr. David Frederick has just completed the largest national study on body image satisfaction ever conducted. Known as the U.S. National Body Project I, the study brought together dozens of experts on body image and included approximately 11,620 participants. Findings are soon to be published in a special issue of the
Each year, graduate students in Chapman’s Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) program attend the California Speech-Language Hearing Association annual convention. Known as CSHA, the event provides Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) several days of professional development opportunities, research talks, and networking. For many convention goers, the Knowledge Bowl contest is a major highlight. The competition brings SLP
Do humans really have free will or is action controlled by unconscious processes in the brain? If you and your classmates want to dive into these big questions, we have a new class for you! The Faculty Research and Development Council have awarded the 2018-2019 Co-Teaching prize to Assistant Professors Uri Maoz, Ph.D., and Michael
In January 2017 Chapman University admitted its first cohort of twenty five students into the Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant (PA) program. Since January these twenty five students have been immersed in an intensive academic curriculum. Even so, many students dedicated extra time to participate in community outreach and in promoting the PA program.
Today’s healthcare is provided by teams of Interprofessional healthcare providers. To prepare graduate students in pharmacy, physical therapy, communication sciences and disorders and physician assistant studies to work in collaborative teams, Crean College and the School of Pharmacy provide students with several experiences each year to work as collaborative teams. The most recent IPE event
On Friday May 5, 2017 Memorial Auditorium was filled with eager parents, grandparents, family members and friends awaiting the white coat ceremony. Traditionally the white coat ceremony serves the purpose of welcoming the students as professional colleagues dedicated to patient care. Students are presented with the white coat, which is a traditional symbol of clinical
Delta Kappa is the National Honor Society for Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT). This organization serves to further complement the fine work that is done by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the International Family Therapy Association. The national honor society for MFT has three primary goals.
In the field of marriage and family therapy (MFT) professors teach a variety of topics from couples counseling, individual therapy methods and therapy theory. But one professor in Chapman’s MFT program has a very specialized area within the program: infertility. Dr. Brennan Peterson has been at Chapman University for 14 years now, and he is
On Wednesday March 15th, Beckman Hall Room 404 was fully packed with Chapman University students, faculty and staff, all eagerly awaiting the presentation from transgender mother Jessica Lynn. Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences partnered with the Psychology Department to sponsor Jessica Lynn’s presentation on a transgender mother’s struggles and challenges with parental rights.
Undergraduate students studying various fields from art and film to public relations and advertising to psychology all gathered in the Sandhu Conference Center on Wednesday December 7th. Crean College had six students representing, all of which were undergraduate psychology majors. The topics these students presented on included emotional levels experienced by bilinguals versus monolinguals,