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Mar 8, 2017 Caitlin Burns

March 22: Suicide Prevention Training Session

In collaboration with Arcadia’s Department of Public Health, the Montgomery County Suicide Prevention Taskforce will host a training session on Wednesday, March 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Brubaker 102. The one-session training will offer an understanding of the three key steps in helping someone on...

Feb 14, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Oatis Awarded R01 Grant for Total Knee Replacement Research

Dr. Carol Oatis, professor of Physical Therapy, is Principal Investigator on a subaward to Arcadia University of $148,304 from University of Massachusetts Medical School, which received the R01 grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to research how...

Jan 24, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Students Volunteer with Various Organizations in Delaware and Pennsylvania in Fall 2016

Each month from August through December, students in the Physician Assistant (PA) Class of 2018 at both the Christiana and Glenside campuses volunteered to better their communities, organizing events and donating hundreds of hours of service. At the Christiana campus, students sorted food at the...

Jan 9, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Craik Featured by PT in Motion News for Role in Rehab Research Plan

Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, was featured in PT in Motion News for her role in the completion of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) rehabilitation research plan on Dec. 13. The NIH blue ribbon panel, which Dr. Craik co-chairs, created the five-year plan,...

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Dec 6, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Pavlik, Huber, and Justice Publish Case Report in Journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants

Daniel Pavlik, MSPAS, PA-C, Michael Huber, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, and Melissa Justice, assistant professors in the Department of Medical Science and Community Health, had their article, “A young woman with numbness in her feet,” published in the Journal of the American Association of Physician...

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Nov 18, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Drs. Olivos and Tate Publish on Overuse Injury in ‘Journal of Swimming Research’

Maegan E. Olivos, PT, DPT, MPH, adjunct professor of Medical Science and Community Health, and Angela Tate, PT, Ph.D., Cert MDT, adjunct professor of Physical Therapy, collaborated on “Coaches’ Education and Practices Regarding Overuse Injury in Youth Swimming,” a study published in the Journal of...

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Nov 17, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Hosts Field Leaders for Excellence in Education Study

Arcadia University’s Physical Therapy department welcomes prominent leaders in the field, including faculty from institutions around the country, for the Physical Therapist Education in the 21st Century event on Friday, Nov. 28 at Grey Towers Castle from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dr. Laurie Hack, PT, FAPTA...

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Nov 16, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Two Fulbright Winners, One U.S. Agency Award Winner Among Arcadia’s Graduate Students

Arcadia University is home to three international graduate award recipients this year. Olga Banaszkiewicz ’17, of Spain, received the Becas de Máster en Estados Unidos de América from Fulbright España; Selviana Ndoen ’18, of Indonesia, received the USAID Program to Extend Scholarships and...

Nov 15, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia University Recognized as Military Friendly® School for Eighth Consecutive Year

(Nov. 15, 2016)—Arcadia University is proud to announce that it has been named a 2017 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse. This marks the eighth consecutive year that Arcadia has earned such distinction, based on student retention,...

Huber (right) with PAEA President Elect William Kuhlhepp DHSc, PA-C.

Nov 4, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Huber Receives Partnership Award at Physician Assistant National Conference

Michael Huber, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, assistant professor and Director of Outreach in the Department of Medical Science, received the Partnership Award at the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Education Forum this October in Minneapolis. This national award recognizes an individual...

Nov 2, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Hands-on Exercises Help Prepare College of Health Science Students for Career Work

By Marcella Haddad '17 “It seems like you have a pretty strong history of colon cancer,” said Genetic Counseling student John Lewis, looking through his notes. The patient nodded and looked down at his hands. Fortunately, this was only an exercise; the patient, an actor. But the exercise...

Oct 17, 2016 Caitlin Burns

CHS Faculty Attend Interprofessional Education Conference

Several faculty members from Arcadia’s College of Health Sciences attended the Interprofessional Education Collaboration (IPEC) in Herndon, Va., from Oct. 5 to 7. Dr. Karen Sawyer, assistant professor of Physical Therapy, Dr. Amy Miller, assistant professor of Physical Therapy, Amanda Seymour,...