Arcadia University News


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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February 26, 2015

Eckenrode Publishes Book Chapter in ‘A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation’

Brian Eckenrode , assistant professor of physical therapy, wrote a book chapter titled “Effects of Aging on Joints and Ligaments” in the book A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation .

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February 26, 2015

Stackhouse Advises Current Physical Therapy Students on Building Their Resume

Dr. Scott Stackhouse , associate professor of physical therapy, represented the Section on Research of the American Physical Therapy Association at the National Student Conclave meeting of physical therapy students held in Milwaukee, Wis. from Oct. 30 through Nov. 1. He gave a presentation during a...

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February 26, 2015

McClure Receives Carlin-Michels Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association

Dr. Phil McClure , professor of physical therapy, received the Carlin-Michels Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association at its annual meeting on Nov. 1, 2014. The award acknowledges sustained outstanding contributions to the profession of physical therapy.

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February 26, 2015

Tomlinson Presents at the American Physical Therapy Association Education Leadership Conference

Dr. Susan Tomlinson , assistant professor of physical therapy, presented a platform at the American Physical Therapy Association Education Leadership Conference held in Kansas City, Mo., on Oct. 10 and 11, 2014. The topic, “Comparison of student performance after short versus long final clinical...

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February 26, 2015

McClure Presents at the Movement Analysis World Conference in Rome

Dr. Phil McClure , professor of physical therapy, gave a lecture titled “Subacromial Pain: Scapular Motion Analysis and Rotator Cuff Activation” at the 1st Movement Analysis World Conference in Rome, Italy in the fall. This was a combined meeting of the Italian Society of Clinical Movement Analysis...

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February 26, 2015

Arcadia University Orthopaedic Residency Granted Accreditation by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education

The Arcadia University Orthopaedic Residency, coordinated by Dr. Brian Eckenrode has been accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education. Official commencement of this program's accreditation begins on Sept. 30, 2014 and lasts for a period of five years. The...

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February 26, 2015

Shah Joins the Department of Physical Therapy, Conducts Research for National Institutes of Health Funded Project

The Department of Physical Therapy welcomes Dr. Kshamata Shah , a post-doctoral researcher who will be working on a National Institutes of Health-funded project titled “Neurophysiology of Rotator Cuff Weakness.” Dr. Shah received her physical therapy training from Maharashtra University of Health...

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February 26, 2015

Eckenrode and McClure Present at the Continuing Education Course ‘Current Concepts for Running/Throwing Athlete’

Dr. Brian Eckenrode , assistant professor of physical therapy, and Dr. Phil McClure , chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, presented topics at the continuing education course “Current Concepts for the Running/Throwing Athlete” sponsored by Moss Sports Rehab and Einstein Sports Medicine and...

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February 26, 2015

Day Receives the Ellington Beavers Award for Intellectual Inquiry

Dr. Kristin Vamvas Day , assistant professor of Physical Therapy, was awarded the Ellington Beavers Award for Intellectual Inquiry for her research: “Examination of resting state EEG in persons with severe brain injury: neural mechanisms for the recovery of consciousness.”

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February 25, 2015

Tecklin Publishes His Ninth Textbook, Pediatric Physical Therapy

Jan Tecklin , professor of physical therapy, completed his ninth textbook during his year-long sabbatical leave. Pediatric Physical Therapy , 5th edition, was published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Publishers in the spring of 2014. The text was dedicated to Randee Tecklin ’92 and Steve...

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February 25, 2015

McClure Participates in Webinar on Frozen Shoulder

Dr. Phil McClure , professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and vice president of MedRisk’s Expert Clinical Benchmarks, participated in a webinar titled “Adhesive Capsulitis/Frozen Shoulder.” Produced by the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy and The Journal of...

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