College Of Health Sciences

Aug 16, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Among Princeton Review’s ‘Best in the Northeast’ Four Years Running

The Princeton Review has once again named Arcadia among the “Best in the Northeast” in its “Best Colleges: Region by Region.” This marks the fourth consecutive year Arcadia has qualified for the exclusive list. The University is included among 13 schools in the greater Philadelphia area,...

May 21, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Class of 2018 Ready to Lead

The spirits of 1,000 students earning doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees could not be dampened by the threat of rain during the 162nd Arcadia University Commencement ceremonies on May 17 and 18 at Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. At Thursday evenings Graduate Commencement Ceremony, 490...

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May 14, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Alpha Epsilon Lambda Inducts 17 Graduate Students

Arcadia inducted 17 graduate students into Alpha Epsilon Lambda (AEL), a national honor society promoting academic excellence for graduate students, during a ceremony on April 18. The ceremony also welcomed a new executive committee for the Phi chapter of the AEL, which includes: Shamaa Vora ’...

May 10, 2018 Caitlin Burns

PA Students, Faculty Compete in the Physician Assistant Olympics

By Felicia Hall '19 Physician Assistant (PA) students and faculty from both the Christiana, Del. and Glenside campuses competed at the 16th Annual PA Olympics at Bamboo Gardens in Vincetown, N.J. on April 14. Nearly 600 students and faculty from PA programs at seven Philadelphia schools...

May 9, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Craik Presents Keynote Speech on Health Care and Physical Therapy

Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, presented the keynote address at the sixth annual Southeast District Combined Sections Meeting on April 14 at Thomas Jefferson University. Her speech, “Still Not Satisfied,” was an update to her 2005 Mary McMillian address that examined...

May 3, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. McClintock, Graduate Students Present at Global Conference on Women’s Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dr. Heather McClintock, assistant professor of Public Health; Erica Hartman ’18M, a dual degree student in Public Health and Physician Assistant programs; and Ewinka Romulus ’18M, a student in the Public Health program, each presented research on women’s health in sub-saharan Africa at the 2018...

Apr 19, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Crivelli-Kovach Named APTR Outstanding Educator of the Year

Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach, professor of Public Health and director of Graduate Programs, received the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) F. Marian Bishop Outstanding Educator of the Year Award during the APTR Annual Conference Awards Luncheon on April 10 in Philadelphia....

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Mar 27, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Business Wire Highlights Dr. McClure for Distinguished Service Award

Business Wire highlighted Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy Dr. Phil McClure on March 20 for receiving the Paris Distinguished Service Award from the orthopaedic section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The honor is bestowed on APTA members whose contributions are “of...

Feb 12, 2018 Jen Retter

Kimball '98MSPT Receives Health Sciences’ Alumni Achievement Award

Ultramarathon champion Nikki Kimball '98MSPT, a graduate of Arcadia’s Department of Physical Therapy, received the Archie Vomachka Alumni Achievement Award at a presentation and lecture in Stiteler Auditorium on Feb. 7. The award, named after founding Dean of the College of Health Sciences Dr....

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Jan 19, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Students and Dr. Hanson Win Jackson International Fund

Students Naomi Pilla ’18M and Emily Custer ’19, as well as Dr. Aroline Hanson, assistant professor of Modern Languages, were selected as recipients of the Marie-Louise and Eugene Jackson International Fund for Student and Faculty Development, which is supported by the Fourjay Foundation. Custer...

Jan 11, 2018 Jen Retter

Physical Therapy Research Award Named for Dr. Craik

In recognition of Dean of the College of Health Sciences Dr. Rebecca Craik’s scholarly achievements, commitment to higher education, and contributions to the physical therapy field, Alvernia University’s Department of Physical Therapy has named its student research award the Rebecca L. Craik Award...

Nov 8, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Genetic Counseling Gathers for Breast Cancer Awareness

Genetic Counseling students and faculty gathered at Talen Energy Stadium on Oct. 22 in support of breast cancer awareness. The event, during a Philadelphia Union soccer game, benefited Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE), whose mission is to raise awareness of hereditary breast and ovarian...