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Jul 27, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Genetic Counseling Graduate Student Royer Selected for LEND Fellowship at CHOP

Following a multi-stage, competitive application process, genetic counseling student Erin Royer ’16M was selected for a year-long fellowship with the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Each year, a genetic counseling fellow is...

<b>Janet Hertz ’16DPT</b> takes the blood pressure of an attendee at the Korean Health Expo.

Jul 15, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

DPT Students Assist, Educate More Than 100 at Korean Health Expo

Working under the supervision of a physician, Arcadia students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program presented on the physical therapy field, took blood pressures, and led exercises at the Korean Health Expo on Saturday, June 13, in the Commons. More than 100 local Korean-American community...

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Jul 15, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Stackhouse Presents at Continuing Education Seminar in Plainsboro, N.J.

Dr. Scott Stackhouse, assistant professor of physical therapy, presented a continuing education seminar titled “Are you stimulating your patients’ best outcomes: an electrotherapy update” to the University Medical Center at Princeton in Plainsboro, N.J. in the spring.

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Jul 15, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eastlack Publishes Article in ‘Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences’

Dr. Marty Eastlack, assistant professor of physical therapy, co-wrote an article titled “Asymmetry in CT Scan Measures of Thigh Muscle 2 Months After Hip Fracture: The Baltimore Hip Studies,” which was published in Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.

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Jul 14, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eckenrode Presents at Physical Therapy Conference in Spain

Dr. Brian Eckrenrode, assistant professor of physical therapy, gave a lecture at the Internationales de Fisioterapia, Fisterapia Desportes conference in Madrid, Spain, in the spring. At the Universidad Pontificia Comillas, he presented “Rehabilitation of Achilles Tendinopathy” and served as...

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Jul 14, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Readinger Receives Award from Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease Project

Dr. Janet Readinger, assistant professor of physical therapy, was awarded $1,000 from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association for her project titled “Brief, Intense Exercise Program for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease, Movement Camp: A...

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Jun 30, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Diana T. Noller Named Chair of Medical Science and Community Health

Diana T. Noller, assistant professor and associate director of the Physician Assistant program at Arcadia’s Christiana campus in Delaware, will serve as the new chair of the Department of Medical Science and Community Health. Noller’s appointment is effective July 1. She succeeds Dr. Michael Dryer...

Physical therapy students helped persons with Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson Disease regain mobility at Movement Camp.

Jun 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Movement Is the Goal at Second Annual Camp

After the success of the physical therapy program’s first Movement Camp last year, the weeklong intensive exercise program once again served as a place to improve coordination, balance, gait, and mobility in people with Parkinson Disease. Participants from the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program joined...

Michael L. Huber with Melissa Ricker, president of the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

Jun 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Huber Wins National Physician Assistant Award

Michael L. Huber, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, assistant professor and academic coordinator of the Physician Assistant (PA) program, received the National Physician Assistant Mentor Award at the 2015 American Academy of Physician Assistants conference in San Francisco, May 23-27. The award recognizes one...

Danielle Littrell, second from right, received a scholarship from Jennersville Regional Hospital.

May 18, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Danielle Littrell Receives Scholarship for Academic Achievement in Medical Sciences

Danielle Littrell, PA-S, accepted Jennersville Regional Hospital’s Greg DeSimone Memorial Scholarship on Friday, May 8, in a presentation at the West Grove, Pa., hospital. The $3,500 scholarship is awarded to a physician assistant student who has demonstrated academic excellence and commitment to...

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May 8, 2015 Purnell Cropper

PA Students Enhance Communication Skills with PT, Nursing Students

During the last week of April, students in Arcadia’s Physician Assistant program collaborated with physical therapy students and nursing students to discuss unique aspects of their chosen fields and improve interprofessional communication skills. On Arcadia’s campus, PA students and PT students...

May 4, 2015 Purnell Cropper

PT Students Promote STEM Careers at Showcase

On April 18, six Doctor of Physical Therapy students participated in the fourth annual Pyramid STEM Showcase at the Leon H. Sullivan Center in Philadelphia. Teresa Gero ’16DPT, Diane Kim ’16DPT, Betsy Lane ’16DPT, Rebecca Nitz ’16DPT, Christian Porter ’16DPT, and...