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Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

  

Dancing the physical therapy way Ballet shoes replace leg braces in a Crean College class that measures success with fun for cerebral palsy students

August 11, 2017 by | Science and Health

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

Chapman faculty among team selected as inaugural recipient of CHOC Children’s Foundation Philanthropic Venture Funds Program

August 11, 2017 by | Science and Health

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

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

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

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

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,