Arcadia University News


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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November 29, 2012

Oatis Presents Two Papers at American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

Dr. Carol Oatis , Professor of Physical Therapy, presented two papers at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in Washington D.C. on Nov. 10 and 14. The papers were “Physical Activity and Timing of Discharge From Physical Therapy Following Total Knee Replacement” and “Associations...

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November 28, 2012

Pinsky Presents on the Intersection of Jewish Identity and Activism

Dr. Dina Pinsky , Professor of Sociology, gave a presentation on the intersection of Jewish identity and activism at the Dorshei Derekh of Germantown Jewish Center on Nov. 27. The talk was based on Pinsky's book Jewish Feminists: Complex Identities & Activist Lives , which was published by...

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November 20, 2012

Oatis Leads National Study of Knee Osteoarthritis

ScienceDaily reported on Nov. 10 that Arcadia University collaborated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School on a study of knee osteoarthritis, funded by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. According to new findings, the condition was treated with...

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November 7, 2012

ADVANCE: Jeblonski ’07DPT Bridges Two Divergent Aspirations

ADVANCE featured Greg Jeblonski ’07TDPT, whose service in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard prior to 9/11 helped bridge two divergent career aspirations, on Sept. 20. Jeblonski's story was featured in the Spring 2007 edition of the Arcadia Magazine . While his life as a DPT student was half a...

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October 19, 2012

OurHighlandsRanchNews.com: Patridge ’84MSPT Runs for Douglass County Commissioner

OurHighlandsRanchNews.com featured an interview with Roger Patridge ’84MSPT , who is a commissioner candidate in Douglas County, Colo., District 2. Patridge is a physical therapist, athletic trainer and a small business owner with a background in corporate health care and experience working with...

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October 17, 2012

Metro.com: PT Professor Discusses Bynum's Knees and the Imminent Sixers Season

Metro.com featured Dr. Brian Eckenrode , Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, in an article assessing Andrew Bynum's knee issues and the upcoming Sixers basketball season. In a vacuum, a simple bone bruise wouldn't be much to worry about, according to Brian Eckenrode, assistant professor of...

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October 2, 2012

Connectivity: McCloy Phones Wife to Change a Child's Life in Swaziland

Eric McCloy of Global Information Services recently returned from a service trip to Swaziland, a small nation in southern Africa with the highest HIV prevalence rate in the world. While assisting the Swaziland Relief medical team, he came across a three-year-old boy with such severe cerebral palsy...

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October 2, 2012

Mangione and Craik Present Hip Fracture Recovery Research

Drs. Kate Mangione and Rebecca Craik presented recent evidence for hip fracture recovery to the External Advisory Panel of the Claude Pepper Center and faculty in Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore on Sept. 12.

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October 1, 2012

Psychology, Physical Therapy Collaboration Results in Publication in 'Gait and Posture'

In her Psychology senior thesis, Olga Stanislavova ’12 looked at whether walking speed across an instrumented walkway used in physical therapy practice could be affected by mental categories activated without participant awareness. Individuals covertly presented with verbal materials priming the...

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August 3, 2012

McClure Speaks at Three Professional Conferences

Dr. Phil McClure , Professor of Physical Therapy, was an invited speaker at three recent professional conferences: McClure presented “Clinical Prediction Rules related to Management of Low Back Pain” at the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainer’s Association Annual Meeting in Lancaster, Pa., on June 9. He...

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August 3, 2012

Stackhouse Presents Poster at Regenerative Rehab Retreat

Dr. Scott Stackhouse , Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, presented a poster, “Task practice with or without cellular transplantation promotes recovery of reach-to-grasp function after cervical spinal cord injury," at the Section on Research Regenerative Rehabilitation Retreat held at Beaver...

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August 3, 2012

Craik Speaks to PT Students at Duke University Capstone Session

Dr. Rebecca Craik , Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, was invited to speak to physical therapist students at the capstone presentations session at Duke University’s School of Medicine.

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August 3, 2012

Craik, Readinger, Tomlinson Attend APTA Task Force for Internship Development

Dr. Rebecca Craik , Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, Dr. Janet Readinger , Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, and Dr. Susan Tomlinson , Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, attended a task force meeting held by the Private Practice...

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July 29, 2012

Hillsborough Patch: Nowak '84MSPT Joins US Olympic Rowing Team in London

Hillsborough Patch reported on July 25 that Marc Nowak ’84MSPT will be at the Games in London, helping to prepare the US National Rowing Team to bring home the gold, as reported by contributor Jenna Charles. Nowak is looking forward to this year’s Summer Games. “The fun part of working with...

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June 25, 2012

Pennlive.com: Chu Finds Competition for Female Wrestlers

Pennlive.com featured Jennifer Chu in the article "Four generations of Title IX," on June 23. As an assistant coach with Women’s Only Wrestling, Chu counsels girls who have limited opportunities to compete against other women to wrestle, as reported by Ivey Dejesus of Patriot News . Chu is...

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June 19, 2012

Nowak ’84MSPT to Join U.S. Rowing Team at 2012 Summer Olympics

When a rower takes her seat, straps into her shoes and grasps her oar, she must surrender herself as an individual, conferring mind and body to a 64-foot Kevlar hull. Because the moment the United States women's rowing team pushes off the dock at M.W. Caspersen Rowing Center in Princeton, N.J., all...

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June 14, 2012

‘Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn’ Appears on UCLA’s Shelves

Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn (Ceramic Works, 5000 BCE-2010 CE) by Richard Torchia , Director of the Arcadia University Art Gallery, and Gregg Moore , Associate Professor of Art and Design, was recently added to UCLA’s (University of California, Los Angeles) library and collections. Read more . View...

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June 14, 2012

News-line: Q-and-A with Heidi Fries ’06, ’09DPT

News-line recently interviewed Heidi Fries ’06, ’09DPT , PT coordinator at Theraplay, Inc . Fries, who earned both a bachelor's degree in Biology and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Arcadia University, discusses how her professors helped her find the right field to integrate her...

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June 11, 2012

PT Students, Faculty Assist With Athlete Health Organization Screenings

Under the guidance of Dr. Brian Eckenrode ’97, ’99MSPT , Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and Coordinator of the Orthopaedic Clinical Residency, students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program offered free orthopedic screenings during the Athlete Health Organization’s annual...

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June 8, 2012

PT Alum, Clinic Owner Runs for County Commissioner in Colorado

The Castle Rock News Press (Colorado) reports that Douglas County’s Republican voters have a choice including Arcadia alum Roger Patridge in the upcoming primary election for County Commissioner. The primary election is June 26, when registered Republicans will decide which of the two will...

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