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

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.

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