Chloe Sandoval started out just curious about a career in pediatric physical therapy. But by the end of a 10-week course this summer working with children diagnosed with cerebral palsy, the Chapman University graduate student was smitten with the career path. Over the summer, Sandoval helped one child regain her ability to rise from sitting
The CHOC Children’s Foundation awarded, as part of its new Philanthropic Venture Funding Program, $1,000,000 to Dr. Afshin Amininan, medical director, CHOC Children’s Orthopaedic Institute, and his cross-disciplinary team that included Chapman University faculty and scientists. The program, was designed to encourage CHOC clinicians to develop innovative concepts that transform pediatric care. Following a competitive proposal
It’s been a hard three years since Taka Tsuge suffered the stroke that would sideline him from his beloved career as a sushi chef. Since that day, Tsuge has worked persistently at his recovery, slowly regaining mobility. But this summer his wife enrolled him in Chapman University’s Stroke Boot Camp, an intensive two-week program designed
The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded a $1.4 million small-business grant to REAL Prevention, a youth substance-use prevention company co-founded by Chapman University professor Michelle Miller-Day, Ph.D.
They made elephant toothpaste. Moved like a river. Stirred up a batch of fake ice cream that actually looked delicious. What could those endeavors possibly have in common? They’re all recent adventures enjoyed by local elementary school students, thanks to a variety of community and civic engagement programs staffed by Chapman University students and faculty
President Trump’s decision June 1 to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement continues to draw reactions from across the nation and around the world. We asked some Chapman experts for their reactions to the decision and to look ahead to its possible impact.
Chapman University’s Department of Physical Therapy (DPT) program has received a 10 year reaccreditation by its accrediting body, the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science and Technology is one step closer to launching its new program, the Grand Challenges Initiative, as the first cohort of five Grand Challenges Initiative Postdoctoral Fellows will come on board this summer. Starting in fall 2017, the fellows will join Schmid College’s faculty to mentor nearly 50 small interdisciplinary
Sitting at his tidy desk at Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy, pharmacist Jeff Goad turns toward his computer and clicks open a website featuring minute-by-minute health and safety alerts from around the globe. In seconds a world of trouble fills the screen. There’s a yellow fever outbreak in Colombia, a cyclone in Australia and civil
A highly respected scientist in the field of quantum information and computation, Eleanor Rieffel, Ph.D., will visit Chapman University for a talk titled, “A NASA Perspective on Quantum Computing: Opportunities and Challenges,” on Friday, May 26 at 2 p.m. in Argyros Forum, Room 212. Hosted by Chapman’s Institute for Quantum Studies, this event is free