College Of Health Sciences

Arcadia University student leads an in person Stay Fit program before COVID.

Dec 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Stay Fit Program Goes Virtual

After temporarily closing down last spring, the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson’s disease reopened this summer in a virtual environment.  Doctor of Physical Therapy students are getting back their hands-on experience in the program. On Nov. 5...

Arcadia University professor Dr. Comfort Olorunsaiye

Nov 30, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Through Grant, Dr. Olorunsaiye to Study Family Planning in African Immigrant Communities

Dr. Comfort Olorunsaiye, assistant professor of Public Health, was awarded a Changemakers in Family Planning grant by the Society of Family Planning Research Fund to study family planning in the African immigrant communities in southeastern Pennsylvania.  The 18-month, $63,148 cumulative...

Arcadia University professor Dr. Margaret Longacre

Nov 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Speaks at National Caregivers Conference

By Josephine Mueller '21 Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor and chair of Public Health, presented at the National Caregivers Conference on Oct. 16. In her presentation titled, “Involving and Supporting Caregivers in Clinical Care using an Integrated Caregiver Portal System,” Dr. Longacre...

Arcadia University professor Dr. Heather de Vries McClintock

Nov 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Public Health Students, Alumni Present at Global Health Conference on Social Justice, Health Equity

By Katherine Haines '21 Led by Dr. Heather deVries McClintock, assistant professor of Public Health, public health students and alumni presented research on social justice topics at the 12th Annual Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Global Health Conference, “Power, Politics, and...

Arcadia University student Kylie Ferro working as a nurses aide.

Nov 4, 2020 Caitlin Burns

For Ferro ’24, Nursing Experiences Guides Future Career

Canadensis, Pa. resident Kylie Ferro ’24, a Public Health/Pre-Physician Assistant (PA) major, loves working the maternity unit at Wayne Memorial Hospital. It “has her heart.” As a nurse’s aide, Ferro is charged with the care of five to seven patients each time she works at the hospital—whether...

Arcadia University students at a table with faculty reviewing info on a computer

Oct 26, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Launches Healthcare Management and Leadership Certificate

Arcadia University’s Department of Physical Therapy has launched a new certificate program to begin Spring 2021 that bridges the gap between clinical practice and administration as clinicians of various medical fields take on leadership roles.  The online Healthcare Management and...

Arcadia University professor Dr. Ryan Zarzycki explains connection of the knee

Oct 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hybrid DPT Students Visit Campus for First Time for Immersion Experience

On Oct. 8, the first hybrid cohort of Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students arrived on campus at Arcadia University for a weeklong on-campus visit to work with cadavers and practice hands-on skills from what they had learned online since classes began on Aug. 24.   The nationally ranked...

Arcadia students work with a muscular dummy in College of Health Sciences

Oct 8, 2020 Caitlin Burns

CHS Calls on Faculty, Staff, and Students to End Health Disparities

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) hosted two Question and Answer sessions with Dr. Gregory Hicks, professor of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware, to discuss what can be done to address the health disparities in the U.S. healthcare system.  Students, faculty, and staff of the...

Arcadia University's campus: Commons on right, Castle to left

Sep 15, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Again Ranked Best in Region By U.S. News and World Report

Arcadia University was once again ranked among the region's top performing schools by U.S. News and World Report for its 2021 “Regional Universities—North” list, as released yesterday.  The University ranked 45th of 176 schools this year, remaining in the top 25 percent of regional...

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Sep 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Malloy Featured by Journal of Orthopaedic Research

By Josephine Mueller '21 Dr. Philip Malloy, assistant professor of Physical Therapy, published the article “1.5 T magnetic resonance imaging generates accurate 3D proximal femoral models: Surgical planning implications for femoroacetabular impingement” in the September edition of the Journal of...

Arcadia University faculty member Brian Eckenrode

Aug 27, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Eckenrode Receives APTA Traveling Fellowship Award

Dr. Brian Eckenrode ’97 ’99M, associate professor of Physical Therapy, was awarded the 2020 Traveling Fellowship Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)’s Academy of Physical Therapy Research. The award, which grants $3,500 per fellow, aims to bring together fellows of different...

Arcadia University's Grey Towers Castle with 2021 Best Northeast badge.

Aug 20, 2020 Caitlin Burns

For Sixth Straight Year, Arcadia Ranks Best Regionally with Princeton Review

Arcadia University was ranked among the Princeton Review’s “Best Northeastern” in its “2021 Best Colleges: Region by Region” for the sixth consecutive year. This prestigious list ranks Arcadia among nine schools in the greater Philadelphia area—and 50 in Pennsylvania—that are “academically...