Frances Smith Therapy Center offers low-cost alternative for individual, marriage and family therapy

January 31, 2017 by | Science and Health

Orange County residents have the opportunity to take advantage of Chapman University’s Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy at costs much lower than traditional clinics. Chapman’s center is open to the public and treats a wide range of matters including:  family stress, couple conflict, divorce recovery, anxiety, election stress, step family issues, chronic

Chapman professor’s prevention program cited by U.S. Surgeon General Miller-Day's 'keepin' it REAL' is a model for drug education

January 19, 2017 by | Science and Health

The U.S. Surgeon General’s groundbreaking recent report, Facing Addiction in America, cites a program co-founded by Chapman University professor Michelle Miller-Day, Ph.D., as a model for substance-abuse prevention. Issued amid an opioid crisis that has seen annual overdose deaths surpass deaths from both car accidents and gun violence, the Surgeon General’s 428-page November report commends

Psychological well-being and physical activity in older adults

December 1, 2016 by | Science and Health

In a paper just published by researchers at Chapman University, findings showed associations between psychological well-being and physical activity in adults ages 50 and older. “Researchers have long studied how physical activity can lead to improved mood and feelings of well-being,” says Julia Boehm, Ph.D., and lead author on the study, “however, less well understood

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences opens new Center of Excellence in Biopsychosocial Approaches to Health

October 19, 2016 by | Science and Health

Chapman University continues its commitment to health science by opening a new Center of Excellence in Biopsychosocial Approaches to Health (CEBAH). CEBAH is the first Center of Excellence in Chapman’s two-year-old Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; and embraces an interdisciplinary approach to understanding health and well-being across the lifespan. “The unifying focus of

Grad student in Communication Sciences and Disorders receives national honor

October 6, 2016 by | Science and Health

A second-year graduate student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at Chapman University has won a national leadership award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Jessica Barron (M.S. ’17) will formally receive the Minority Student Leadership Program Award and participate in three days of pre-professional training during the organization’s national convention in Philadelphia this

Chapman University’s new Physician Assistant Program Receives Accreditation Provisional

October 5, 2016 by | Science and Health

Chapman University’s Physician Assistant (PA) program has received accreditation provisional status. This allows the university to matriculate its first PA students, which is planned for January 2017. The accreditation provisional status is granted by the Accreditation Review Commission on the Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) for a new PA program that has not yet

School of Pharmacy opens new Center for Targeted Drug Delivery

September 14, 2016 by | Science and Health

Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy is demonstrating its commitment to research on drug therapy by opening its first center—the Center for Targeted Drug Delivery (CTDD). “The CTDD will unite existing scientific and technical expertise in biomedical, pharmaceutical, and material science research,” said Ronald P. Jordan, R.Ph. FAPhA, dean of Chapman’s School of Pharmacy. “Our plan