Arcadia University News


May 8, 2015

PA Students Enhance Communication Skills with PT, Nursing Students

During the last week of April, students in Arcadia’s Physician Assistant program collaborated with physical therapy students and nursing students to discuss unique aspects of their chosen fields and improve interprofessional communication skills. On Arcadia’s campus, PA students and PT students...

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May 4, 2015

PT Students Promote STEM Careers at Showcase

On April 18, six Doctor of Physical Therapy students participated in the fourth annual Pyramid STEM Showcase at the Leon H. Sullivan Center in Philadelphia. Teresa Gero ’16DPT , Diane Kim ’16DPT , Betsy Lane ’16DPT , Rebecca Nitz ’16DPT , Christian Porter ’16DPT , and Dianne Weeks ’16DPT ran a...

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April 24, 2015

Genetic Counseling Alumna Interviewed on Milwaukee News Program

Amy Stoddart , a 2014 graduate of the Genetic Counseling program and now a certified genetic counselor at Columbia St. Mary’s Cancer Center in Milwaukee, was interviewed on “The Morning Blend” on Milwaukee’s NBC affiliate. Stoddart, an advocate for patient and public education on breast and ovarian...

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April 24, 2015

Krantz Featured in ‘People’ Magazine and ‘Nature Genetics’

Dr. Ian Krantz , medical director of the Genetic Counseling program, has worked over a decade on identifying a new genetic disorder: a type of dwarfism he named CHOPS Syndrome. People magazine published a two-part story in March on Krantz’s work with the families and children affected by CHOPS, and...

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April 24, 2015

Conway Receives 2015 Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award

At the Honors Convocation on March 28, Dr. Laura Conway , assistant professor and assistant director of the Genetic Counseling program, received the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award in recognition of her outstanding classroom teaching. Dr. Conway was nominated for the award by multiple faculty...

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April 24, 2015

Clark Leads Workshop at the CSE National Sex Ed Conference

Theresa Clark , a CHES professional practice adjunct faculty of community and global public health, was one of three panelists leading the workshop “Ask the Experts: Educating about Bisexuality with Terri Clark, Karen Rayne and Al Vernacchio” at the National Sex Ed Conference hosted by Center for...

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April 20, 2015

Students Share Scholarship and Creative Work at Capstone Presentations

April 23 through May 12, seniors and graduate students will present the culmination of their studies at Arcadia at the 46th annual Capstone Presentation, displaying posters, delivering oral presentations, performing concerts, showcasing artwork, and reciting monologues, among other projects. View...

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April 17, 2015

Clark Presents at the 2015 American Society on Aging Conference

Theresa Clark , a CHES professional practice adjunct faculty of community and global public health, presented “Let’s Talk about Sex” at the annual American Society on Aging Conference in Chicago, Ill. in March 2015. The session highlighted aging, sexuality, and sexual rights, and it helped...

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April 17, 2015

Crivelli-Kovach Presents at the Annual Association of Teaching Prevention and Research (APTR) Conference

Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach , professor of public health, presented “Integrating public health into a Community Medicine rotation in a dual degree Physician Assistant/MPH program” at the annual APTR meeting in Charleston, S.C, in March 2015. The meeting focused on integrating public health into the...

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April 17, 2015

Littrell Receives Gregory DeSimone Scholarship from Southern Chester County Emergency Medical Services

Danielle Littrell , a master of public health and master of medical science dual degree candidate, will receive the Gregory DeSimone Scholarship from the Southern Chester County Emergency Medical Services on May 8, 2015. Littrell was the only degree candidate selected among the physician assistant...

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April 17, 2015

Clark Presents at the 27th National Conference on LGBT Equality

Theresa Clark , a CHES professional practice adjunct faculty of community and global public health, presented “Aging With Sexcitement” at the annual National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change in Denver, Colo. in February 2015. The presentation examined common myths about sexuality and...

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April 2, 2015

Physical Therapy Faculty and Students Present Research at APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Arcadia University’s Physical Therapy program was well-represented at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Combined Sections Meeting in Indianapolis in February 2015. The research platform and 11 research posters that the group presented represented the work of 12 faculty and 19 entry...

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April 2, 2015

McClure Wins Honored Professor Award at Philadelphia Hand Symposium

Dr. Phil McClure , chair and professor of physical therapy, received the Honored Professor Award at the 2015 Philadelphia Hand Symposium. He gave several lectures on topics including “Shoulder Diagnostic Classification,” “The Effect of Pain and Fatigue on Shoulder Muscle Activation,” and “The...

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April 2, 2015

Eckenrode and Tate Present on the Assessment and Management of Scapula Dysfunction

Dr. Brian Eckenrode , assistant professor of physical therapy, and Dr. Angela Tate , adjunct professor of physical therapy, presented on the “Assessment and Management of Scapula Dysfunction” at the Philadelphia Hand Symposia sponsored by the Hand Rehabilitation Foundation on March 9, 2015.

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April 2, 2015

Stackhouse Publishes Paper in ‘International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation’

Dr. Scott Stackhouse , associate professor of physical therapy, published a study titled “Task Practice with or without Cellular Transplantation Promotes Recovery of Reach-to Grasp Function after Cervical Spinal Cord Injury” in the International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ...

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April 2, 2015

Craik Named Irma Ruebling Distinguished Speaker

Dr. Rebecca Craik , dean of the College of Health Sciences, was selected as the 13th Irma Reubling Distinguished Speaker by the research committee in the physical therapy program at St. Louis University. She gave a lecture titled “Move Forward” on March 19, 2015, to students, faculty, alumni and...

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April 1, 2015

Students Honored at 2015 Convocation

Student and faculty achievements were highlighted at Arcadia’s annual Honors Convocation, March 28 in the Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. More than 700 undergraduate students were named to the Dean’s Honors and Distinguished Honors Lists for the spring 2014 semester, while more than 750 were named to...

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March 26, 2015

Physician Assistant Students Rally for Marfan Syndrome

In 2010, two-year-old Angelina Dolge passed away due to complications from Marfan Syndrome, a disorder caused by a mutation in the genes that encode for the body’s connective tissue. Though Angelina’s life was cut short, her aunt, Samantha Liddy, PA-S , was inspired to pursue a lifelong career in...

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March 4, 2015

Outten and Felker Present at the National Physician Assistant Education Association Forum

On Oct. 17, Elizabeth Outten and Lori Felker , assistant professors in the physician assistant program, presented “The OSCE as a Summative Evaluation in the Clinical Phase” at the National Physician Assistant Education Association Forum in Philadelphia.

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February 26, 2015

Arcadia’s Physician Assistant Program Hosts Annual Conference for the International Academy of Physician Associate Educators

The Physician Assistant Program hosted the three-day Annual Conference for the International Academy of Physician Associate Educators. Faculty representatives from nine countries attended.

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February 26, 2015

Ditoro Presents at the International Academy of Physician Associate Educators Conference

Rachel Ditoro , assistant professor in the physician assistant program, presented “Planning for a Clinical Placement Abroad-the Logistics” at the International Academy of Physician Associate Educators Conference. Ditoro was also appointed to the International Clinical Rotation Subcommittee for...

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