Arcadia University News


March 26, 2013

Beatty Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Lynn Beatty , a star field hockey player who concluded her career at Arcadia University in December 2012, recently was awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The NCAA scholarships are awarded to graduating student-athletes in all three Divisions who have demonstrated excellence on and off the...

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March 18, 2013

Philly.com: PT Program Ranked #14 in the Nation

Philly.com reported on March 14 that Arcadia University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program was ranked #14 in the nation according to the recently released 2013 U.S. News and World Report . Photo by Hoffer Photography

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March 14, 2013

Redmond Reporter: Smith ’13DPT Graduates with Distinction

Redmond Reporter.com reported on March 4 that Megan Augusta Smith was among 83 graduates who earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Arcadia University. She graduated with distinction. As part of a required Capstone project that focuses on the evidence-based practice of physical therapy,...

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February 25, 2013

Oatis Co-authors Two Papers

Dr. Carol Oatis , Professor of Physical Therapy, co-authored “Correlations among measures of knee stiffness, gait performance and complaints in individuals with knee osteoarthritis,” recently published in Clinical Biomechanics. Co-authors also included Dr. Ned Wolff , Professor of Mathematics, and...

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February 14, 2013

Comcast NewsMakers: Public Health Student Develops Equine Therapy Program

Dene Mitchel ’13M , a graduate student in Arcadia’s Master of Public Health program, was featured on Comcast NewsMakers recently with host Jill Horner. She discussed an equine therapy program she created with Sebastian Riding Associates for children suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (...

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January 30, 2013

Physical Therapy Department Well Represented at 2013 Combined Sections Meeting

Arcadia University’s Department of Physical Therapy was well represented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association in San Diego, Calif., in January. Program Planning Marty Eastlack, PT, PhD, was the Program Chair for all of the Section on Research activities for...

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January 17, 2013

Standing Up to a Challenge, Blume ’13DPT Gets Back to Basics

It’s easy to talk yourself out of a challenge. But Shantel Blume , who is set to graduate from Arcadia University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program on Jan. 19, says: “When it’s really right, a lot of times you get affirmation about it.” Blume took a few moments to reflect on her two-and-a-half...

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January 14, 2013

PA Grad Joins Family HealthCare Network

Central Valley Business Times featured Katelyn Schuck ’10 ’12M in the Dec. 27 section of "People in the News." Schuck majored in Biology at Arcadia before entering the Physician Assistant program. Katelyn Schuck, a family medicine physician assistant, has joined Family HealthCare Network at its...

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December 12, 2012

Beatty Named to Philadelphia Inquirer All-Area Academic Team

Arcadia University field hockey player Lynn Beatty ’12 was named to the Philadelphia Inquirer All-Area Academic Team by the Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association on Dec. 11. To be eligible a student-athlete of sophomore standing or higher must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Beatty, a...

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December 10, 2012

Liu ’12M Makes Seamless Transition into Genetic Counseling Profession

While completing a master's degree in Genetic Counseling at Arcadia University, Hongbin Liu ’12M leveraged her expertise in biomedical research to seize valuable internships, which helped her transition to a new professional community and complete a career change. With guidance from Arcadia’s...

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December 7, 2012

Krantz and Bernhardt Address Genetic Technology on WHYY’s ‘Radio Times’

On Dec. 4, faculty from Arcadia University's master's program in Genetic Counseling appeared on WHYY's Radio Times in the segment "Genetic testing and medicine." Speaking with host Marty Moss-Coane, Medical Director Dr. Ian Krantz and Clinical Supervisor Barbara Bernhardt addressed ethical...

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December 7, 2012

Philadelphia Inquirer: Bernhardt Discusses 'Toxic Knowledge' in Inconclusive Genetic Testing

The Philadelphia Inquirer featured Clinical Supervisor Barbara Bernhardt of Arcadia University's Genetic Counseling graduate program in a front page article, "Seeing a fetus' future ills," on Nov. 20. The story discusses recent genetics findings that "could expand prenatal testing while reducing...

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December 4, 2012

PA Students Donate 800-Plus Meals for Hunger Awareness Month

Arcadia University's Physician Assistant program organized a food drive for Hunger Awareness Month. Beginning Oct. 18 and concluding with the Empty Bowl Fundraiser on Nov. 12, students collected more than 600 cans of food and 200 assorted pastas, grains and instant meals, which were donated to...

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December 3, 2012

Stackhouse and DPT Students Publish in ‘Journal of Neurotrauma’

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Scott Stackhouse and DPT students Laura Krisa and Kelly L. Frederick published “Amphetamine-enhanced motor training after cervical contusion injury” in the Journal of Neurotrauma.

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December 3, 2012

McClure Publishes Paper in JOSPT

Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Phil McClure and Ph.D. advisee Stephanie Muth published “The effects of thoracic spinal manipulation in subjects with signs of rotator cuff tendinopathy” in the Journal of Orthopedic Sports Physical Therapy .

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December 3, 2012

Podcast: Craik Leads Discussion on Affordable Care Act

Dr. Rebecca Craik , Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, moderated a podcast titled “Election 2012 and Beyond,” for the Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association . Panelists discussed the Affordable Care Act. Listen . Introduction The 2012 Presidential Election promises major changes...

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December 3, 2012

Moorestown Patch: Seymour Receives 2012 Outstanding PA Educator Award

MoorestownPatch reported on Nov. 29 that Assistant Professor Amanda Seymour , Clinical Coordinator of Arcadia's Physician Assistant Program , was awarded the Outstanding Physician Assistant Educator Award by the New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants. The award honors those physician...

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December 3, 2012

Moorestown Patch: Seymour Receives 2012 Outstanding PA Educator Award

MoorestownPatch reported on Nov. 29 that Assistant Professor Amanda Seymour , Clinical Coordinator of Arcadia's Physician Assistant Program , was awarded the Outstanding Physician Assistant Educator Award by the New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants. The award honors those physician...

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November 29, 2012

Valverde Named to ACGC Board of Directors

Kathleen Valverde is now a member of the board of directors of the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling, the national accreditation body, and will begin as the finance chair in January 2013.

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November 29, 2012

APTR Recognizes Arcadia's Public Health Program

The Association for Prevention, Teaching and Research’s Healthy People Curriculum Task Force recognized the Master of Public Health Program at Arcadia University for the Outstanding Case Study of the Undergraduate Global Public Health Minor . Arcadia’s minor was spotlighted in a poster presented at...

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November 29, 2012

Wilkens and Liu ’12M Co-Author Article in ‘American Journal of Medical Genetics’

Alisha Wilkens, Adjunct Professor of Genetic Counseling, and Hongbin Liu ’12M co-authored an article based on Liu’s thesis project, which was completed under the mentorship of the program’s Medical Director Dr. Ian Krantz . Their article, “Novel Clinical Manifestations in Pallister-Killian Syndrome...

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