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Mar 31, 2020 Andrea Walls

Will ’06M, MPH Fights Coronavirus Stateside, Treats Epidemics Around the World

“As a physician assistant, I treat each patient by looking at the whole person in front of me,” explains Scott Will ’06M, MPH about the global perspective and public health training he gained at Arcadia. Will’s health care journey began more than 15 years ago in Dayton, Ohio. After he...

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Mar 17, 2020 Caitlin Burns

DPT Ranks Among Top 10 Percent Nationally by U.S. News and World Report

Arcadia University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program remained in the top 10 percent of nationally ranked programs, according to U.S. News and World Report, ranking at 24th in the country and receiving top placement among Philadelphia area programs. The rankings are based on peer assessment...

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Feb 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

GradReports Ranks Arcadia's Master of Public Health Program Fourth In Nation

The Master of Public Health program at Arcadia has been recognized as a top program in the nation by GradReports, placing fourth in the list of the “25 Best Master of Public Health (MPH) Programs 2020.” The rankings are based on the median salary of graduates for specific degree programs as...

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Jan 16, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia and APTA Host Panel on State of Physical Therapy Care

On Jan. 9, Arcadia University Department of Physical Therapy and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) hosted a collaborative discussion about the practice models for physical therapists, “Practice Revolution: Physician Owned, Corporate, Health Care Systems, Independent, and More.”...

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Dec 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Tevald Receives Grant for Evidence-based Rehabilitation Strategies

Dr. Michael Tevald, associate professor of Physical Therapy and director of Post-Professional Programs, received the first-ever Acute Care Research Grant from the Foundation for Physical Therapy. The $40,000 grant will enable the development of evidence-based rehabilitation strategies for acute...

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Dec 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Longacre Advises on “Sandwich” Generation Caregiving

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, was one of three academic advisers for the National Alliance for Caregiving's report on Sandwich Generation Caregiving. This report, announced in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 26, studied the demographics of caregivers (the Sandwich Generation...

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Dec 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Malloy Publishes on Hip Pain in Journal of Orthopedics and Sports Physical Therapy

Dr. Philip Malloy, assistant professor of Physical Therapy, published “Hip Biomechanics During a Single-Leg Squat: 5 Key Differences Between People with Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) Syndrome and Those Without Hip Pain” in the December edition of the Journal of Orthopedics and Sports Physical...

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Dec 11, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Eckenrode Publishes on Pain Sensitivity in Sports Physical Therapy Journal

Dr. Brian Eckenrode, assistant professor of Physical Therapy and coordinator for Orthopedic Clinical Residency, published “Pain Sensitivity in Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy” in the December edition of the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy.  Dr. Eckenrode’s research...

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Dec 3, 2019 Caitlin Burns

PT Hosts Symposium on Neurophysiology and Rehabilitation

Arcadia’s Physical Therapy Department hosted the fourth annual Fall Faculty Symposium, titled “Body Meets Brain: Applying Neurophysiology to Orthopaedic Rehabilitation,” on Nov. 2. The event welcomed more than 130 practicing clinicians, including several alumni, and was organized by Dr. Ryan...

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Dec 2, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre presents at APA’s Work, Stress, and Health Conference

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, presented on “Financial and Employment Policy Preferences among Employed Cancer and Non-Cancer Caregivers” at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) “Work, Stress, and Health” conference in Philadelphia from Nov. 7 to 9, as part...

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Nov 25, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Prewitt ’21M, MPH and Franey ’21M, MPH Present at APHA Annual Meeting

Dual degree Master of Public Health and Master of Medical Science students Cassidy Prewitt ’21M, MPH and Maura Franey ’21M, MPH were selected through a peer-reviewed process for oral presentations to share their capstone research at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and...

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Nov 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Clinical Service in Guatemala Impacts Future Health Professionals

In summer 2019, Kirby Edsill ’20M, PA and Daniel McCole ’20DPT helped provide medical services to underserved communities in Guatemala as part of Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs. Edsill’s and McCole’s international journeys not only led to professional growth...