Arcadia University News


November 8, 2018

Drs. Crivelli-Kovach, Wertime Named Professors Emeriti

In recognition of their distinguished teaching, research, and leadership, Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach , professor and director of Graduate Programs in the Department of Public Health, has been named Professor Emerita, and Dr. Richard Wertime , professor of English, has been named Professor Emeritus...

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July 5, 2018

Public Health Students, Dr. McClintock Co-write Blog on Intimate Partner Violence

Public Health students Evangeline Wang ‘20, Marsha Trego '18, Ewinka Romulus '18, Erica Herzig '19, and Assistant Professor of Public Health Dr. Heather de Vries McClintock are co-writing a three-part blog series, Intimate Partner Violence: Global Burden, Risk Factors and Outcomes , alongside...

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May 3, 2018

Dr. McClintock, Graduate Students Present at Global Conference on Women’s Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dr. Heather McClintock , assistant professor of Public Health; Erica Hartman ’18M , a dual degree student in Public Health and Physician Assistant programs; and Ewinka Romulus ’18M , a student in the Public Health program, each presented research on women’s health in sub-saharan Africa at the 2018...

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April 19, 2018

Dr. Crivelli-Kovach Named APTR Outstanding Educator of the Year

Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach , professor of Public Health and director of Graduate Programs, received the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) F. Marian Bishop Outstanding Educator of the Year Award during the APTR Annual Conference Awards Luncheon on April 10 in Philadelphia. Dr...

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February 20, 2018

Vincent ’14, ’18M Researches Links Between Grief and Discipline

Christine Vincent ’14, ’18M, MPH , a Counseling and Public Health master’s candidate, had her research on bereaved families accepted for publication by the Journal of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association , a professional, refereed journal dedicated to the study and development of the counseling...

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February 7, 2018

Dr. Longacre Publishes Research on Relieving Cancer Caregivers Stress

Dr. Margaret Longacre , assistant professor of Public Health, published a study with Oxford Academic Transformational Behavioral Medicine about supporting caregivers of cancer patients. The study analyzed three caregiver support programs from across the country and made recommendations for the...

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January 19, 2018

Students and Dr. Hanson Win Jackson International Fund

Students Naomi Pilla ’18M and Emily Custer ’19 , as well as Dr. Aroline Hanson , assistant professor of Modern Languages, were selected as recipients of the Marie-Louise and Eugene Jackson International Fund for Student and Faculty Development, which is supported by the Fourjay Foundation. Custer,...

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September 19, 2017

Dr. DiSantis Appointed Chair of Public Health, Succeeds Dr. Crivelli-Kovach

Dr. Katie DiSantis , assistant professor of Public Health, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Public Health at Arcadia University. Dr. DiSantis succeeds Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach , professor of Public Health, as Chair. Dr. DiSantis joined the Public Health faculty in 2012 after working...

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September 11, 2017

Dr. Arkoosh Addresses Health Sciences Faculty and Staff to Kickoff Semester

Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, spoke to faculty and staff in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University on Sept. 6 on the role of public health in public policy. Dr. Arkoosh highlighted the variety and quality of programs supported by the...

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August 9, 2017

Students, Alumni, Faculty Promote Health and Wellness in Belize

Students, alumni, and faculty from Arcadia’s Physical Therapy, Genetic Counseling, Public Health, Physician Assistant, Education, and Counseling programs continued their mental health, physical wellness, and education efforts in Belize from July 15 to 26. This year’s trip overlapped with Camp...

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June 22, 2017

PT Students Volunteer at New Jersey Surf Event for Disabled

More than 40 students from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program took to the water on June 18 to help provide a unique surfing experience for athletes with spinal cord injuries at the Life Rolls On Surf New Jersey annual event at Wildwood Crest. The athletes, between the ages of 5 and 70 years old...

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May 30, 2017

MPH Candidates Present at College of Physicians Poster Session

Arcadia’s Master of Public Health program was well represented at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia’s annual Public Health Student Poster Session on May 9. Hosted by the Section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine, the conference recognized outstanding achievement in the Philadelphia...

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May 3, 2017

Dr. Longacre Presents at National Aging Conference in Chicago

Dr. Margaret Longacre , assistant professor of Public Health, presented at the American Society on Aging’s annual conference in Chicago from March 20 to 24. Dr. Longacre spoke as part of a 90-minute workshop on caregiving in the U.S., presenting alongside members of the American Cancer Society and...

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April 20, 2017

Arcadia Hosts Panel on Federal Grant Resources for Public Health Professionals

During National Public Health Week, the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) presented steps and resources for faculty and staff seeking federal grants. The April 4 event was hosted by Arcadia’s Department of Public Health and Office of Sponsored Research and Programs. Speakers...

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April 14, 2017

Dr. McClintock Presents Research on Global Health Literacy

Dr. Heather McClintock , visiting assistant professor of Public Health, presented her research on health literacy at The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) annual conference, “Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems: Implementation, Leadership and Sustainability in Global Health” on...

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April 13, 2017

Opioids in Your Backyard Highlighted in “For Goodness Sake” Segment on FOX 29

“Opioids in Your Backyard: Montgomery County: A Search for Solutions,” hosted by Arcadia University Department of Public Health, Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, and Montgomery County Community College, was featured in the Times Chronicle and The Intelligencer before the symposium on...

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April 4, 2017

Public Health Career Professional Panel March 30

Public Health Week kicked off with the Public Health Career Professional Panel on Thursday, March 30. Arcadia University students interacted with successful Public Health professionals in the Philadelphia area as panelists shared their career challenges, accomplishments, and insights on how to...

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March 28, 2017

Arcadia University Participates in Suicide Prevention Training

By Felicia Hall '19 The Arcadia University community learned lifesaving skills on March 22 at the Suicide Prevention Training hosted by Public Health Student Society, in collaboration with Montgomery County’s Office of Mental and Behavioral Health. Through an educational presentation and role...

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March 22, 2017

Arcadia Hosts Events Throughout Public Health Week

The College of Health Sciences, Department of Public Health, and Public Health Student Society are hosting the following events to promote public health awareness, local charities, and stress relief programs during National Public Health Week. Thursday, March 30 to Friday, April 7 Social Media...

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March 17, 2017

Arcadia Hosts Conference to Address Opioid Epidemic

On Thursday, April 6, Arcadia University will host “Opioids in Your Backyard, Montgomery County: A Search for Solutions Symposium,” a one-day event to address the ever-present and growing problem of opioid abuse in the Philadelphia area. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Great Room...

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