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Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

  

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

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

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,