College Of Health Sciences

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...

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Aug 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Students Raise Funds at PA Olympics

Students from the Physician Assistant program participated in the Physician Assistant (PA) Olympics to raise money to support individuals suffering from cancer, and partook in a presentation ceremony on June 20. Due to the necessity of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PA Olympic’...

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Aug 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Olorunsaiye Publishes on Newborn Healthcare in Senegal

Dr. Comfort Z. Olorunsaiye, assistant professor of Public Health, published an article in the November 2020 issue of Midwifery journal titled, “Association between birth attendant and early newborn care in Senegal.” The article was co-authored with A-Mac Harris ’20MPH, as well as Dr. Korede...

Eccleston in front of the Chester County Health Department sign

Aug 5, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Eccleston ’20M Interns with Chester County COVID Testing Sites

Arcadia University Public Health major Allie Eccleston ’20M is ensuring COVID-19 tests are handled with the utmost care at testing sites with the Chester County Health Department.  Since May, Eccleston has been working at mobile testing sites across the county for her final program...

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Aug 3, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Tevald Featured by Foundation for Physical Therapy Research

Dr. Michael Tevald, associate professor of Physical Therapy and director of Post-Professional programs, was featured in the article “FPTR Researcher Sees Potential and Growth for the Physical Therapy Profession Amid COVID-19” by the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research.  In the article...

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Jul 29, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Sees Pandemic Intensifying Caregiving Challenges

“Considering family caregivers and those they care for during this time of COVID-19 is vital,” said Dr. Margaret Longacre, chair of Public Health. “One decision somewhere can have varied impacts on others somewhere else because we are so interdependent.”  In the U.S., 11 million people, or...

Dr. Michael Tevald works with two female students, all wearing masks.

Jul 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Returns to Campus Using All-Modes Ready Approach

On Monday, July 13, students in the Physical Therapy program returned to the classroom for the first time since March. However, the classroom experience was much different from prior to COVID-19. While 60 students were participating in the lessons that ran Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, they were...

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Jul 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Kantak Publishes Research in Online Medical Database

Dr. Shailesh Kantak, assistant professor of Physical Therapy, published his study “Differential effects of internal versus external focus of instruction on action planning and performance in patients with right and left hemispheric stroke” in August 2020 edition of Human Movement Science. The...

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Jul 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. McClure Receives Excellence in Biomechanics Research Award

Dr. Phil McClure, professor and chair of Physical Therapy, received the Biomechanics Special Interest Group of the Academy of Physical Therapy (APTA) Research’s Career Excellence in Biomechanics Research Award. Dr. McClure received the award for his expertise in shoulder biomechanics and...