College Of Health Sciences

Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Sandra Crenshaw with Class of 2017 graduate Jordan Cameron.

May 23, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Celebrating Arcadia University’s Class of 2017

At Arcadia University’s Commencement ceremonies on May 18 and 19, more than 900 graduates of the Class of 2017 were encouraged to seize opportunities and break down barriers in their career and civic engagement endeavors. President Nicolette DeVille Christensen presided over the Graduate and...

Apr 21, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Louis Friedler and Jan Tecklin Named Professors Emeriti

With more than 60 years combined teaching at Arcadia, Dr. Louis Friedler, program director of Actuarial Science and professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, and Jan Tecklin, professor of Physical Therapy, have each been named Professor Emeritus. Dr. Friedler Dr. Friedler joined Arcadia...

Apr 14, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. McClintock Presents Research on Global Health Literacy

Dr. Heather McClintock, visiting assistant professor of Public Health, presented her research on health literacy at The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) annual conference, “Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems: Implementation, Leadership and Sustainability in Global Health” on...

Apr 13, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Opioids in Your Backyard Highlighted in “For Goodness Sake” Segment on FOX 29

“Opioids in Your Backyard: Montgomery County: A Search for Solutions,” hosted by Arcadia University Department of Public Health, Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, and Montgomery County Community College, was featured in the Times Chronicle and The Intelligencer before the symposium on...

Apr 4, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Public Health Career Professional Panel March 30

Public Health Week kicked off with the Public Health Career Professional Panel on Thursday, March 30. Arcadia University students interacted with successful Public Health professionals in the Philadelphia area as panelists shared their career challenges, accomplishments, and insights on how to...

Apr 3, 2017 Jen Retter

Dr. Noller Receives Doctorate in Health Science from A.T. Still University

Dr. Diana T. Noller DHSc, MSPT, MMS, PA-C, chair of the Department of Medical Science and director of the Physician Assistant program, received her Doctorate in Health Science from A.T. Still University. Dr. Noller joined Arcadia’s Physician Assistant faculty as an assistant professor in 2009....

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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 Jen 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...