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.

In battle against fire-prone grasses, Chapman professor offers new insight

August 5, 2016 by | Science and Health

The serpentine grasslands of Northern California where Jennifer Funk, Ph.D., studies invasive plant species are a botanist’s delight. “It’s this gorgeous preserve where there’s all kinds of research projects going on,” says the Chapman University associate professor as she describes the site where she researches non-invasive plant species that are thorns – sometimes literally

Schmid College of Science and Technology announces new faculty

July 13, 2016 by | Science and Health

The Schmid College of Science and Technology  announced the appointment of several new faculty.  Six scientists from accomplished institutions will join Chapman in the next 18 months with Ph.D. degrees in the fields of biological sciences and biochemistry. “These talented individuals will bring tremendous expertise and experience to our existing academic programs and research

Dr. Hahn-Holbrook of Crean College releases study on breastfeeding gaps between white, black, and Hispanic mothers in the U.S.

July 12, 2016 by | Science and Health

Chapman University has published research on how breastfeeding rates differ among white, black and Hispanic mothers.  The study looked to see if ethnic and racial disparities in breastfeeding could be explained by differences in the use of formula in hospitals, family history of breastfeeding, mother’s belief that “breast is best”; and demographic measures including poverty,

School of Pharmacy achieves next to final step in attaining full accreditation

July 11, 2016 by | Science and Health

Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program has officially been granted Candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)—a national agency for the accreditation of professional degree pharmacy programs. This achievement is completed on time according to the originally established strategic plan schedule for the accreditation process, in which the