Arcadia University News


May 10, 2012

Lititz Record Express: Herrmann ’12DPT Graduates Following Capstone

Lititz Record Express reported on April 26, “Daniel Eric Herrmann of Lititz was among 79 graduates who earned a doctor of physical therapy degree during Arcadia University's commencement ceremony in January. As part of a required Capstone project that focuses on the evidence-based practice of...

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May 4, 2012

Real Exams Come Unproctored: DPT Students Discover Strength in Uganda

Craving adventure, Bethany Wolf ’12DPT departed for a small, rural village in western Uganda in December 2011 to observe care at St. Ambrose Charity Health Centre and to visit her Ugandan colleague, Joseph Birungi. She traveled with her friend and classmate Alana Garcia ’12DPT . Once settled, the...

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May 4, 2012

Northwestern Press: Meisenhelter ’12DPT Graduates with Distinction

Northwestern Press (Allentown, Pa.) reported on April 26, " Alyssa Meisenhelter of Allentown graduated with a doctor of physical therapy degree with distinction from Arcadia University in January. As part of her Capstone project focusing on the evidence-based practice of physical therapy,...

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May 3, 2012

Mangione Gives Keynote Speech at St. Francis PT Graduate Recognition Dinner

Dr. Kathleen K. Mangione , Professor of Physical Therapy, will give the 2012 keynote speech at the St. Francis College’s Physical Therapy Graduation Recognition Dinner in Loretto, Pa., on May 4. She provided a day of continuing education for students and local therapists on May 3.

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May 3, 2012

Stackhouse Leads APTA Course on Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Dr. Scott Stackhouse , Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, led a continuing education course for the American Physical Therapy Association, Evidence into Practice: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation of the Quadriceps Post Knee Surgery , on May 3. The course discussed the use of neuromuscular...

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April 26, 2012

PA Alum Raises Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth

Nine years ago Renee Langstaff received a life-changing phone call from a social worker telling her that her newborn goddaughter, Sydney, was on a ventilator. She didn’t know it at the time, but that experience would later fuel a desire to prevent sudden cardiac death in youth. Sydney was born with...

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April 24, 2012

Physical Therapy Students Help 'Stamp Out Parkinson's'

Arcadia University Physical Therapy students participated in the Stamp Out Parkinson's Walk on Kelly Drive on Saturday, April 21. A team of 22 PT students, captained by Assistant Professor Emerita Dr. Carol Leiper raised more than $2,000 for the Parkinson Council. All money raised stays in the...

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April 24, 2012

Genetic Counseling Department: At Home in the State House

You've probably passed the blue residential building on Limekiln Pike with the sign that says “Genetic Counseling House” and thought nothing of it. But this little abode houses the second largest accredited Genetic Counseling program—24 students—in North America. And the department recently took...

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April 13, 2012

Bucks Local News: Ronin ’12DPT Graduates with Distinction

Bucks Local News reported on April 12, " Stephanie Ronin ’12DPT was among 79 graduates who earned a doctorate of physical therapy degree at Arcadia University's commencement ceremony in January. Ronin received the degree with distinction." Read more .

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April 4, 2012

'Science Friday' Host Thanks Zaweski for Worthwhile Moments

Ira Flatow, host and executive producer of Science Friday , blogged on the aspects of his job that are most rewarding, noting a letter he recently recieved from Joe Zaweski , 
Asstistant Professor
 and Academic Coordinator for Arcadia's Christiana Campus, on April 4. It’s easy to preach to the...

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April 4, 2012

ReadingEagle.com: Masangcay '12DPT Graduates with Distinction

ReadingEagle.com reported on April 1, "Peter R. Masangcay, West Lawn, received a doctor of physical therapy degree with distinction from Arcadia University, Glenside, Montgomery County." Read more .

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March 9, 2012

Arcadia University Physician Assistant Students Score in Elite Top 4 Percent in Nation

Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant program is not only one of the largest in the country—with campuses in Pennsylvania and Delaware—but its students also score collectively among the elite top 4 percent on the National Commission on the Certification of PAs (NCCPA) examination. "Our graduates...

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March 1, 2012

The Herald News: Cote ’14 Reflects on 'Life Changing' Service Trip

The Herald News (Fall River, Mass.) reported on Erin Cote ’14 , who spent winter break in Guatemala bringing health care to people in makeshift clinics, churches and nutrition centers. The service trip was organized through Arcadia University and the organization Hearts in Motion. Cote is a Biology...

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February 24, 2012

Arcadia PA Students and Red Cross Host Successful Blood Drive

On Feb. 17 Arcadia's Physician Assistant students worked in cooperation with the Red Cross to hold a 12-hour blood drive on campus, with the goal of 80 blood donations. That goal was surpassed, as more than 100 donations of blood were collected. (The exact number is still pending.) Arcadia PA...

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February 24, 2012

Crivelli-Kovach, Wilson ’05M Publish Chapter in 'Environmental Health'

Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach , Professor and Director of Community Health Programs, recently published a chapter, "Educating Latina Mothers About U.S. Environmental Health Hazards," in Environmental Health - Emerging Issues and Practice (InTech, 2012). The chapter was written in collaboration with...

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January 24, 2012

Delaware Campus PA Students Help Local Family as Part of 3 Community Service Projects

By Emily Pilachowski, PA Student Community service is an important part of a well-rounded student experience that benefits both the community and volunteers. During the fall semester, Physician Assistant and Public Health students at Arcadia University's Delaware Campus participated in three...

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January 20, 2012

Corbman '05M Discusses Genetic Testing on CBS Talk Philly

Melanie Corbman ’05M , Adjunct Professor in the Genetic Counseling program, appeared on CBS Talk Philly to speak about genetic testing on Jan. 18. Corbman serves as the alumni representative of the Advisory Board for Arcadia's Genetic Counseling Master's program and is a clinical supervisor. View...

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January 20, 2012

Corbman '05M Discusses Genetic Testing on CBS Talk Philly

Melanie Corbman ’05M , Adjunct Professor in the Genetic Counseling program, appeared on CBS Talk Philly to speak about genetic testing on Jan. 18. Corbman serves as the alumni representative of the Advisory Board for Arcadia's Genetic Counseling Master's program and is a clinical supervisor. View...

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January 13, 2012

Agnew Voted Among Top PAs in Intelligencer Poll

Donna M. Agnew, Associate Director and Assistant Professor of Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant Program, was recently voted among the Best of 2011 Bucks and Montgomery County, in the Physician Assistants Category. See the full list . Agnew earned a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology...

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January 13, 2012

Agnew Voted Among Top PAs in Intelligencer Poll

Donna M. Agnew, Associate Director and Assistant Professor of Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant Program, was recently voted among the Best of 2011 Bucks and Montgomery County, in the Physician Assistants Category. See the full list . Agnew earned a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology...

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January 10, 2012

Valverde Instrumental in Passage of Genetic Counseling Licensure Bills

Arcadia University’s Director of the M.S. in Genetic Counseling Kathleen Valverde , along with Rep. Thomas Killion (R-Delaware/Chester), is pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Senate and House passed the genetic counseling licensure bills on Thursday, Dec. 12. The bill was signed into law by...

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