Arcadia University’s Physical Therapy Program Holds Graduate Colloquium on Health Informatics, May 1

Glenside, PA—April 4, 2012—Arcadia University’s Physical Therapy program is hosting a Graduate Colloquium on Health Informatics on Tuesday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the Grey Towers Castle Dining Room. The lecture is free and open to the public. 

Daniel J. Vreeman, PT, DPT, MSc, a Research Scientist at the Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and an Assistant Research Professor at the School of Medicine at Indiana University will discuss the benefit of using a universal code to facilitate data collection, exchange and pooling using the Electronic Health record as an example. 

Vreeman received a bachelor's degree in biological sciences from Cornell University, a doctorate in physical therapy from Duke University, and a master's degree in clinical research from the Indiana University School of Medicine. Prior to joining the Institute, he was a National Library of Medicine Medical Informatics Fellow.

Arcadia’s Physical Therapy Department was the first to offer both the entry-level and transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy programs in Pennsylvania. U.S. News ranks Arcadia’s Physical Therapy program among the top 15 in the nation among the 213 accredited graduate PT programs in the nation. Its alumni of more than 1,450 physical therapists have been recognized as outstanding clinicians, teachers, and researchers.

For more information, contact Kathleen Curotto at 215-572-2860, or e-mail curottok@arcadia.edu.

About Arcadia University: Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in metropolitan Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad and international education. The 2011 Open Doors report ranks Arcadia University a top leader in the nation in undergraduate study abroad. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia University among the top regional universities in the North and as one of the top study abroad programs. Arcadia University promises a distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and prosper in a diverse and dynamic world. (www.arcadia.edu)