Arcadia University News


November 18, 2016

Drs. Olivos and Tate Publish on Overuse Injury in ‘Journal of Swimming Research’

Maegan E. Olivos, PT, DPT, MPH , adjunct professor of Medical Science and Community Health, and Angela Tate, PT, Ph.D., Cert MDT , adjunct professor of Physical Therapy, collaborated on “Coaches’ Education and Practices Regarding Overuse Injury in Youth Swimming,” a study published in the Journal...

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November 17, 2016

Physical Therapy Hosts Field Leaders for Excellence in Education Study

Arcadia University’s Physical Therapy department welcomes prominent leaders in the field, including faculty from institutions around the country, for the Physical Therapist Education in the 21st Century event on Friday, Nov. 28 at Grey Towers Castle from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dr. Laurie Hack , PT, FAPTA,...

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November 16, 2016

Two Fulbright Winners, One U.S. Agency Award Winner Among Arcadia’s Graduate Students

Arcadia University is home to three international graduate award recipients this year. Olga Banaszkiewicz ’17 , of Spain, received the Becas de Máster en Estados Unidos de América from Fulbright España; Selviana Ndoen ’18 , of Indonesia, received the USAID Program to Extend Scholarships and...

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November 15, 2016

Arcadia University Recognized as Military Friendly® School for Eighth Consecutive Year

(Nov. 15, 2016) —Arcadia University is proud to announce that it has been named a 2017 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® , STEM Jobs , and Military Spouse . This marks the eighth consecutive year that Arcadia has earned such distinction, based on student retention...

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November 4, 2016

Huber Receives Partnership Award at Physician Assistant National Conference

Michael Huber, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA , a ssistant professor and Director of Outreach in the Department of Medical Science, received the Partnership Award at the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Education Forum this October in Minneapolis. This national award recognizes an individual or...

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November 2, 2016

Hands-on Exercises Help Prepare College of Health Science Students for Career Work

By Marcella Haddad '17 “It seems like you have a pretty strong history of colon cancer,” said Genetic Counseling student John Lewis , looking through his notes. The patient nodded and looked down at his hands. Fortunately, this was only an exercise; the patient, an actor. But the exercise was...

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October 17, 2016

CHS Faculty Attend Interprofessional Education Conference

Several faculty members from Arcadia’s College of Health Sciences attended the Interprofessional Education Collaboration (IPEC) in Herndon, Va., from Oct. 5 to 7. Dr. Karen Sawyer , assistant professor of Physical Therapy, Dr. Amy Miller , assistant professor of Physical Therapy, Amanda Seymour ,...

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September 20, 2016

Arcadia University among The Princeton Review’s “Best of the Northeast”

For the second consecutive year, The Princeton Review has named Arcadia among the “Best in the Northeast” in its “2017 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” In its website profile on Arcadia, The Princeton Review describes the University as delivering “a global and integrative learning experience with...

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September 13, 2016

Arcadia Ranked Among Best Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report

In the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, released today, Arcadia University is ranked 42 out of 181 institutions in the North Regional University category. This places Arcadia University as sixth among universities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the North Regional...

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August 8, 2016

Students, Faculty, Alumni Collaborate on Belize Community Service Trip

Arcadia University is continuing to expand its global service efforts with the addition of San Pedro, Belize as a service location. Through a $25,000 grant from Arcadia University, the College of Health Sciences and the School of Education have provided care to the general community since Aug. 6,...

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July 22, 2016

Arcadia Hosts National Healthcare Leaders to Discuss Innovations and Changes in the Field

Imploding the Healthcare Paradigm was hosted by Arcadia’s College of Health Sciences on July 21 and made possible by funding from Gerri Aaron ’14H , who, with her late husband Dan, cofounded the Dan Aaron Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, which has since become part of the Parkinson Council of...

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April 26, 2016

Mitchell Discusses Equine Therapy as PTSD Relief

On April 4, Adjunct Professor of Public Health Dené Mitchell ’13MPH, CCRP discussed her research on equine therapy on the American Indian Living radio show and podcast. Mitchell partnered with Sebastian Riding Associates to develop Riding Free , which seeks to reduce Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...

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April 18, 2016

Dr. Mangione Named Professor of the Year

Dr. Kathleen Mangione, PT, PhD, FAPTA , professor of Physical Therapy, has been selected as Arcadia University’s 2016 Professor of the Year. Generally regarded as the most prestigious recognition that an Arcadia faculty member can receive, the Professor of the Year award reflects outstanding...

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April 14, 2016

Arteaga '18M, MPH Receives Health Sciences Scholarship

Jose Arteaga '18M, MPH , a student in the Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Medical Science (MMS) dual degree program, was award the 2016 Hortense T. Moss Graduate Scholarship in Health Sciences, given to an exceptional graduate student upon completion of his or her first year in a full-...

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March 30, 2016

Arcadia University Public Health Week to Address Quality of Life, Food Waste

Arcadia University’s Public Health Week, April 4 to 7, will feature presentations on enhancing the general health and quality of life for the public through resilience, “everyday triumphs,” and food waste. The week aims to start a discussion on the importance of community and global public health...

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March 24, 2016

Arcadia’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Ranked Second in PA, 20th in Nation

Arcadia University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program was ranked second in Pennsylvania and 20th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2016. Arcadia was the only school in the Philadelphia region to rank in the top 20 list for Physical Therapy. The peer assessment survey rated...

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March 1, 2016

Noller Appointed to PAEA Finance Council

Diana Noller , chair of the Department of Medical Science and Community Health, was appointed to the Finance Council of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) in February. On the council, Noller will assist with developing the Association's budget, monitoring investments, and...

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February 25, 2016

Arcadia Alumnae Provide Pediatric Care in Guatemala

Two Arcadia University Physicians Assistant (PA) alumnae provided pediatric health services in southwestern Guatemala from Feb. 6 to 13. Jami Smith ’13 , MPA, MEd, PA-C, associate director of the Physician Assistant program, and Emilee Thomas ’13 , MPH, MPAS, PA-C spent the week in Santiago Atitlan...

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February 23, 2016

PT Faculty, Students, Alumni Present at National Physical Therapy Meeting

On Feb. 17, members of Arcadia University’s Department of Physical Therapy were among 15,000 attendees at the four-day National Physical Therapy Meeting in Anaheim, Calif. The following faculty, students, and alumni presented research and posters on injury prevention, treatment outcomes, global...

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February 16, 2016

Taylor ’12, ’18DPT, MPH Examines Abuse in Army Families

DPT/MPH dual degree student and Research Coordinator for PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Christine Taylor ’12, ’18DPT, MPH supervised a team that performed one of the largest studies analyzing child abuse among army families. The findings were published in “Differential...

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