College Of Health Sciences

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...

Dr. Rebecca Craik and Dr. Kate Mangione

Oct 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with Dr. Rebecca Craik and Dr. Kate Mangione

To better understand the results of the study, “Effect of a Multicomponent Home-Based Physical Therapy Intervention on Ambulation After Hip Fracture in Older Adults,” Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Mangione, professor of Physical Therapy, addressed the...

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Sep 9, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Rises in U.S. News and World Report’s Regional and National Rankings

Arcadia University once again rose in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings, released today, placing highly in national lists for study abroad and regionally for value, innovation, and social mobility.  For the first time, the U.S. News & World Report rankings include a...

Physical therapy students engage in a lesson from a professor.

Sep 5, 2019 Erin Kardon

Physical Therapy Admission Information Session

Join us for a Physical Therapy Admission Information Session Information Session Itinerary 9:30-10:00 AM Registration and Refreshments 10:00-11:30 AM Program Overview 11:30-11:45 AM Financial Aid 11:45-1:15 PM Lunch with Faculty and DPT students 1:15-2:15 PM Campus Tours...

Aug 23, 2019 Caitlin Burns

New First-Year and Transfer Students Begin Their Arcadia Journeys

More than 600 first-year and transfer students started their collegiate journeys at Arcadia on Aug. 23.  During Move-In Day, faculty, staff, and student-athletes helped carry mini fridges, bedding, books, and other college necessities into Grey Towers Castle and Thomas, Dilworth, Heinz,...

Margaret Longacre

Aug 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Receives American Cancer Society Grant for Integrated Caregiver Portal Development

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, has been awarded an American Cancer Society grant for "The Systemic Integration of Caregivers in Cancer Palliative Care" to conduct research for the development and testing of a standardization process to involve caregivers in patient...

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Aug 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Again Ranked Among Princeton Review’s “Regional Best”

For the fifth consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked among the Princeton Review’s “Best in the Northeast” in its “2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”  This prestigious list ranks Arcadia among nine schools in the greater Philadelphia area—and 49 in Pennsylvania—that are “...

Penn Partners Move to Oak Summit

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:30

Recently, Good Shepherd Penn Partners, which had previously been housed in the College of Health Sciences building, relocated its Penn Therapy & Fitness location to Oak Summit Apartments on 310 S. Easton Road.

A physical therapist clinic has existed in Arcadia’s Health Sciences Building since 1997, in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania Health Care System. The facility... Read More

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Students and faculty in Physician Assistant work together

Mar 28, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Physician Assistant Program Ranked 3rd in PA, 46th in Nation

In a ranking released by U.S. News and World Report on March 12, Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant (PA) program was ranked third in Pennsylvania and 46th in the nation– an increase of over 30 percent from U.S. News’ last such rankings in 2015. Arcadia’s program is one of only 18 in...

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Mar 26, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts National Public Health Week Events

Arcadia’s Public Health Student Society (PHSS) is hosting fun and educational events for National Public Health Week, starting April 1. All events are free for Arcadia students, faculty, and staff. Monday, April 1: “Community Health Day” Yoga in the Castle: A one-hour yoga session led by...

Diana Noller

Mar 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Noller Receives PA Mental Health Community Outreach Grant

Dr. Diana T. Noller, chair of the Department of Medical Science, hopes that one day Americans can overcome the stigma of mental health, and she is working to help the cause. In January, Dr. Noller was awarded the Mental Health Community Outreach Grant from the National Commission on...

Physical Therapy student and professors performing an examination.

Dec 12, 2018 Erin Kardon

Physician Assistant Open House

Join us to learn about Arcadia's Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Meet with current students from the PA program Take a tour of campus Hear from faculty as they give a program overview and answer any questions you have REGISTER *This event is only open for students...