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
On Monday October 10th students from Chapman University, CSU Fullerton, and CSU Long Beach gathered to hear National Athletic Training Association (NATA) president Scott Sailor, EdD, ATC, give a presentation to over 50 students. This was the second time NATA’s president had ever come to Chapman’s campus, the first time being over 6 years ago.
Congratulations to the following students who were presented with prestigious research awards: Baylor Hogan, Kinesiology ‘16 First place in the Kevin and Tam Ross Leatherby Libraries Undergraduate Research Competition Baylor’s research focused on the effectiveness of yoga on adults who have suffered from stroke. This is the first year a Crean
The Rinker Health Science Campus held its first annual Health Science Research Day on April 7, bringing together graduate student and alumni research from inter-professional programs. Presented research from Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences programs included Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and Physical Therapy (DPT) , along with the School of Pharmacy.
On April 9, six Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students participated in and won the Student Bowl at the California Student Conclave in San Diego. This was the 4th annual Student Conclave, held by the California Physical Therapy Association. The Student Bowl is a quiz competition consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions pertaining to
Chapman University and Crean College will host its annual FRIENDS Who Stutter one-day conference on Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 9:30am-4:30pm on campus in Orange, California. This is a family-oriented, one-day conference designed around individual workshops for children, teens, and adults who stutter. Parents and speech-language pathologists are encouraged to attend. Second-year Communication Sciences
On November 14, nearly 30 Doctor of Physical Therapy students from Chapman University and Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences gave their time to volunteer with the FUNfitness program at the Special Olympics Southern California 2015 Fall Games. Several second and third year students returned as volunteers and helped to guide the newer
As guests arrived at Cal State Fullerton’s 17th Annual Fluency two-day conference, they were greeted by Educational Outreach Director and Chair of the Cal State Fullerton’s Center for Children Who Stutter Gary Montooth, MA, CCC-SLP and Conference Chairperson. Faculty members and graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) program at Chapman University’s Crean