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In supporting Chapman University's Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, you are supporting a forward-looking approach to educating tomorrow’s advanced healthcare professionals, as well as the interdisciplinary research required to translate scientific inquiry into health improvement.

At Crean College, we strive to:

  • Enrich undergraduate and graduate science education through hands on research
  • Transform graduate programs in health sciences through innovations in teaching, learning, and inter-professional experiences
  • Create an environment of excellence in science by providing undergraduate and graduate students and faculty with cutting edge facilities and equipment for teaching, learning, and research
  • Support cutting-edge research and innovative teaching by availing faculty to opportunities to explore ideas and implement novel pedagogies

Several giving opportunities are available to support these goals.

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+ - Health & Behavioral Sciences Fund for Academic Excellence

  • Funds Professorships and Chairs
  • Funds innovative research and teaching
  • Supports post-doctoral researchers and visiting professors
  • Supports national and international conferences at Chapman
  • Supports timely initiatives to propel college forward

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+ - Equipment and Technology Fund

Supports the significant, ongoing investments to maintain, upgrade, and expand leading edge laboratories, technologies, and research equipment.

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+ - Psychology Fund for Scientific and Academic Excellence

Support the Psychology department’s tradition of scientific excellence and individualized faculty-student mentoring through support for faculty and student research, faculty training and development, and student travel to national scientific conferences.

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+ - Health Science Education and Research Fund

Supports innovative teaching, student and faculty research, and student and faculty conference travel in the undergraduate Health Sciences program.

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+ - Physical Therapy Studies Fund

This fund helps provide:

  • Research funding for our physical therapy students, as well as hands-on training programs, like Stroke Boot Camp
  • Travel for physical therapy students to national and international meetings and conferences so they can present their research

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+ - Physician Assistant Research & Professional Development Fund

Gifts to the Physician Assistant Research & Professional Development Fund support innovations in teaching and learning, expanded simulation experiences, technology enhancements, student and faculty training and development, faculty-mentored student research projects, annual CAPA (California Academy of Physician Assistants) membership dues, and student travel to national conferences.

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+ - Fund for the Frances Smith Center for Individual & Family Therapy

This fund supports the dual mission of the Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy to provide:

  • high quality, affordable mental health services to the local community
  • an excellent training and research environment to the graduate students in the Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program at Chapman University

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+ - The James L. Aten Fund

  • Supports the annual operating costs for Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) graduate students
  • CSD students learn to effectively evaluate and develop rehabilitation strategies for those with a range of brain injuries caused by but not limited to stroke, dementia and trauma

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+ - Capital

Our capital campaign supports the infrastructure needed to transform Chapman University into a nationally regarded health sciences institution, where:

  • exceptional faculty pursue the dual passions of teaching and research
  • graduate and undergraduate students are challenged to solve complex problems by working across disciplines and applying new methodologies and technologies
  • the new vision for advanced healthcare professional education is realized

We have redesigned the 166,000 square-foot Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus to promote technologically sophisticated, inter-professional, team-based primary care for graduate health science programs in Physical Therapy, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Physician Assistant Studies and Pharmacy.

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For more information or if you would like to make a donation please contact:

(714) 289-2055

Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine, CA

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