Arcadia University News


November 16, 2010

PT Professor Mangione Published Research on Hip Fracture Exercise

Health and Medicine Week (Atlanta, Ga.) published a study by Dr. Kathleen Mangione and her colleagues on “Findings from Arcadia University provide new insights into hip fracture.” “In this recently published study, investigators in the United States conducted a study “To compare the effectiveness...

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November 5, 2010

Sullivan Elected Secretary to APTA’s Student Board of Directors

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 From Oct. 29-31, 17 of Arcadia’s Physical Therapy students participated in the 2010 American Physical Therapy Association’s National Student Conclave held in Cherry Hill, N.J. During the weekend’s events, Colleen Sullivan ’12 was elected to serve as Secretary for the...

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October 29, 2010

PT Professor Tecklin Inducted into Sturzebecker Hall of Fame

Arcadia University Professor of Physical Therapy Jan S. Tecklin , was inducted into the West Chester University College of Health Sciences Sturzebecker Hall of Fame on Oct. 23. He also was honored with a proclamation from the State Senate of Pennsylvania. The Sturzebecker Hall of Fame established...

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October 26, 2010

Desirea Caucci ’99, ’02D.P.T. Awarded Dorland Health People Award

Arcadia University graduate Desirea Simpson Caucci ’99, ’02D.P.T. was awarded the Dorland Health People Award for Physical Therapy at the annual awards banquet hosted at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., as reported Oct. 25 in Conshohocken Physical Therapy Newsletter. “The Dorland Health...

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September 28, 2010

PT Alum Does Service Work in Africa

Diane Reese , who earned both a master’s degree and a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy at Arcadia University, “has been on five mission trips, the first when she was a student at Central Dauphin East High School and the most recent in March to Mali in northwest Africa,” reports the Patriot-News...

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September 3, 2010

Fortner Moves to Peru to Establish PT Clinic

Since 2004, Jodee Fortner ’99PT, M.S. , has led teams of physical therapists, Arcadia students, and general helpers to Arequipa, Peru, to provide pediatric physical therapy services. The two-week project is in collaboration with Medical Ministry International. Physical therapist team members...

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September 3, 2010

Greenberg Benefits From PT Department’s Knowledge

While a student at Arcadia, Dr. Elliot Greenberg ’03D.P.T. was impressed by the University’s classroom and lab facilities and the knowledge and approachability of the faculty. The skills he gained in those classrooms and the information he learned from Arcadia’s professors have allowed him to excel...

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August 24, 2010

PT Alumni Run Experiential Learning Site in Jamaica

For more than 15 years, physical therapy students have been able to travel with Dr. Karen Sawyer , Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, to St. Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica. In July, a group of nine students accompanied Sawyer, Dr. Susan Tomlinson ,...

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August 3, 2010

Physician Assistant Graduate Joins Boiling Springs Family Medicine

Alicia Mills, M.P.H., PA-C , a 2010 graduate of Arcadia’s Physician Assistant program, has been hired by Boiling Springs Family Medicine in its full-service family medicine practice, according to the July 9 Carlisle, Pa., Sentinel. "Mills is Board Certified by the National Commission on...

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August 3, 2010

Alumni, Conshohocken Physical Therapy Honored for Third Year

On July 27, the Times Herald announced the results of the annual voter generated contest, “Best of Montco,” naming Conshohocken Physical Therapy the Best PT Practice in Montgomery Country, Pa., for the third consecutive year. The practice is owned and operated by husband and wife team, Robert...

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August 3, 2010

Kevin Jones Leaving Mail, Print Center to Pursue Career

Kevin Jones , 2003 alum of Arcadia University and manager of Arcadia’s Mail and Print Service Center, has resigned from his position with DTI and will leave Arcadia to pursue a management career with Enterprise Rent-A-Car, reports Mimi Bassetti , Arcadia's Director of Administrative Services. "...

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August 3, 2010

PT Alum Celebrates New Clinic Location on Aug. 4

Physiotherapy Associates announced that its Keystone Rehabilitation Systems facility, led by Desiree Yuhasz ’06D.P.T. , has moved to Collegeville Shopping Center. "I am excited about the relocation of our clinic," Yuhasz told Pottstown (Pa.) Mercury on July 7 . "This will allow us to provide a new...

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July 13, 2010

Arcadia Receives Honorable Mention at American Physical Therapy Association’s Conference

On June 17, 2010, Arcadia received honorable mention from the Foundation for Physical Therapy 2010 Miami-Marquette Challenge. The results were announced during the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) conference in Boston, Mass. The annual Marquette Challenge is managed by participating...

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July 7, 2010

Dr. Elliot Gevis ’80 Makes House Calls, Even to Haiti

By Larry Atkins When the 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, Dr. Elliot Gevis ’80 knew that he couldn’t just stand by and watch the tragedy on television without trying to help. “Obviously, there was a need,” says Gevis, a practicing pediatrician in Philadelphia. “I started calling various...

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June 29, 2010

Bette E. Landman Plate Goes to Class of 1955

At Alumni Reunion in June, the Bette E. Landman Plate was awarded to the Class of 1955 with a total five-year gift of $520,502.09. First presented at Reunion 2004, The Bette E. Landman Plate is awarded to the Reunion class that gives the largest five-year combined gift to Arcadia. This gift...

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May 4, 2010

Students Compete in Physician Assistant Olympics for Charity

On Saturday, April 24, the Physician Assistant classes of 2011 and 2012, along with PA faculty, represented Arcadia University at the eighth annual Physician Assistants Olympics in New Jersey, a fundraiser in which students from area programs compete in games created by the student and faculty...

January 29, 2010

Stackhouse Research to Explore Adolescent Cerebral Palsy

Dr. Scott Stackhouse , Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, has been awarded a $40,000 research grant supported by the Foundation for Physical Therapy Inc. for a two-year study on "Combination of High-Intensity Strength and Locomotor Training to Improve Walking Activity in Ambulatory...

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January 12, 2010

Craik: Involve the End Users at the Beginning of Process

Dr. Rebecca Craik , Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, made a presentation titled “Are You Ready?” at the American Physical Therapy Association Research Conference on Vitalizing Practice Through Research and Research Through Practice , held Dec. 2-4, in Philadelphia. Her presentation dealt...

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