College Of Health Sciences

Jan 21, 2020 Erin Kardon

Master of Public Health Online Information Session

Make an Impact on the Health of All! Join Dr. Katie DiSantis, Chair of the Department of Public Health, virtually as she walks you through the Master of Public Health program at Arcadia University. 15-month program Global opportunities Affordable Personal attention from nationally...

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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...

Dr. Margaret Longacre

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...

Dr. McClure presents at symposium

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...

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Nov 14, 2019 Caitlin Burns

McManus ’20M Receives National Genetic Grant for Thesis on Cystic Fibrosis

Morgan McManus ’20M received a grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Special Interest Group of the National Society of Genetic Counselors to help fund her thesis, “Pregnancy, Genetic Counseling, and Cystic Fibrosis: Exploring the experiences and discussions between females with cystic fibrosis and their...

Dr. Rebecca Craik and Dr. Kate Mangione

Oct 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Craik, Dr. Mangione Publish on PT Intervention for Hip Fractures

Each year, 300,000 Americans suffer a hip fracture and struggle to return to the ambulatory activities they enjoyed prior to it.  Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Kate Mangione, professor of Physical Therapy, recently co-published the study “Effect of a...