College Of Health Sciences

Public Health students and faculty.

Mar 28, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

U.S. News & World Report: Arcadia Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best

In its 2023 rankings, released on March 29, U.S. News & World Report once again ranks two of Arcadia University’s graduate programs, Public Health and Education, among the best in the nation.  Arcadia’s Public Health graduate program ranked among the top such programs nationally and...

Feb 23, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Partners with Montgomery County to Enhance Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic

In February, Arcadia University entered into a partnership with Montgomery County to enhance the Physical Therapy department’s pro bono physical therapy clinic. Recognizing the need for decreasing barriers to access health related services, the Arcadia University Pro Bono Clinic was designed to...

Jan 17, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Longacre, Odelberg ’20MPH Co-author Oncology Article in Cancer Care Research

Arcadia University’s Associate Professor of Public Health Margaret Longacre, Ph.D., and graduate student Michelle Odelberg ’20MPH recently co-authored with researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Center an article on integrating family caregivers into health care systems that was published in Cancer Care...

Nov 11, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University’s Master of Forensic Science Degree Program Ranked 11th in U.S.

Arcadia University’s Master of Forensic Science program has been ranked 11th in the nation in Intellegent.com’s latest rankings of the top 30 programs. Arcadia also was awarded Best Toxicology Focus by the website, which considered 171 universities and colleges for its rankings.  Arcadia’s...

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Nov 1, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Public Health Faculty, Students Present at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo on Oct. 22-27

Faculty and students from the College of Health Sciences gave roundtable, oral, and poster presentations at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo on Oct. 22-27. Other faculty and students contributed to presentations as authors. Presenters: Dr. Suzanne...

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Nov 1, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

MPH / MMS Students Publish on Pediatric Rheumatology, Receive National Scholarships

Three students in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University's Master of Public Health / Master of Medical Science dual degree program recently published and earned national scholarships, respectively.  Lauren Pianucci published as the first and corresponding author...

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Jul 22, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Zarzycki Explores New Treatment for ACL Recovery Through National Grant

After Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery, athletes may struggle to return to their previous optimal level of performance, even after physical therapy. Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Ryan Zarzycki believes the key to unlocking ACL recovery could be in the nervous...

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Jul 16, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Celebrating 20 Years as Arcadia University

“Our resident assistant (RA) told us that we needed to meet in the chat—now room 107 in the Dining Hall—at midnight,” Assistant Dean of Student Success Bre Donnelly ’04 recalls about the night of Nov. 20, 2000. “It had long been rumored that there was going to be a name change. It was a very unique...

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Jun 29, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Class Graduates with Skills Needed in Today’s World

The Department of Medical Science faculty cheered on the Class of 2021 during an extraordinary celebration at the White Coat and Commencement ceremonies on May 20. In total, 99 students graduated from the program in 2021 during a year of postponed clinical rotations and online learning....

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Jun 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Riley ’04DPT Receives CHS Alumni Achievement Award

By Rikki Rosenthal '21 Dr. Brooke Riley ’04DPT has used her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree to advance the healthcare options available to the Jamaican people. Her exemplary international work is what earned her the College of Health Sciences Alumni Achievement Award this spring....

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May 24, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Class of 2021 Following Hybrid Academic Year

After more than a year of mainly virtual learning and events, the Arcadia University Class of 2021 celebrated on campus together in socially distanced, in-person Commencement Ceremonies on Thursday, May 20 and Friday, May 21. Over six ceremonies, Arcadia University awarded more than 900...