College Of Health Sciences

Mar 24, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Ranked Second in PA, 20th in Nation

Arcadia University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program was ranked second in Pennsylvania and 20th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2016. Arcadia was the only school in the Philadelphia region to rank in the top 20 list for Physical Therapy. The peer assessment survey rated...

Mar 21, 2016 Baaqeyah Amala Muhammad El

Honors Convocation
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Mar 1, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Noller Appointed to PAEA Finance Council

Diana Noller, chair of the Department of Medical Science and Community Health, was appointed to the Finance Council of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) in February. On the council, Noller will assist with developing the Association's budget, monitoring investments, and...

Feb 25, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Alumnae Provide Pediatric Care in Guatemala

Two Arcadia University Physicians Assistant (PA) alumnae provided pediatric health services in southwestern Guatemala from Feb. 6 to 13. Jami Smith ’13, MPA, MEd, PA-C, associate director of the Physician Assistant program, and Emilee Thomas ’13, MPH, MPAS, PA-C spent the week in Santiago...

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Feb 23, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

PT Faculty, Students, Alumni Present at National Physical Therapy Meeting

On Feb. 17, members of Arcadia University’s Department of Physical Therapy were among 15,000 attendees at the four-day National Physical Therapy Meeting in Anaheim, Calif. The following faculty, students, and alumni presented research and posters on injury prevention, treatment outcomes, global...

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Feb 16, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Taylor ’12, ’18DPT, MPH Examines Abuse in Army Families

DPT/MPH dual degree student and Research Coordinator for PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Christine Taylor ’12, ’18DPT, MPH supervised a team that performed one of the largest studies analyzing child abuse among army families. The findings were published in “...

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Feb 9, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Conway Elected to Board of National Society of Genetic Counselors

Laura Conway ‘99M, Ph.D., CGC, assistant professor and associate director of the Genetic Counseling program, was elected to the board of directors of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and will serve as the secretary/treasurer for two years. Since the first master’s...

Kimberly Poehlmann receives her hood from associate professor Scott Stackhouse.

Jan 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

At DPT Commencement, Celebration of a Profession with Many Jobs

While physical therapists are well-known to help patients recovering from a car accident, sports injury, or recent stroke, they often take on work beyond these traditional roles. That could mean studying better methods to diagnose a patient’s level of consciousness, making the difference between...

Dec 18, 2015 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University and Salus University Establish Strategic Alliance through Memorandum of Understanding

On Dec. 18, Salus University and Arcadia University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that creates a strategic alliance designed to enhance academic and administrative collaboration between the two universities. The agreement is effective immediately. Arcadia, in Glenside, and Salus, in...

Photo courtesy of Samantha Galing '18, Rome Preview 2015.

Nov 16, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

For Sixth Consecutive Year, Arcadia University Ranked First in U.S. in Study Abroad

For the sixth consecutive year, and for the seventh time in the past eight years, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of...

Doctor of Physical Therapy students work with a runner from Back on My Feet at a 2014 clinic.

Nov 5, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Eckenrode, PT Students Run Another Lap with Back on My Feet

Dr. Brian Eckenrode ’97, ’99M, PT, DPT, OCS, and physical therapy students will again collaborate with runners from Back on My Feet, a national nonprofit that uses running to empower and support those experiencing homelessness, to provide pro bono running injury analysis to several runners from the...

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Oct 14, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

On Newsworks, Clark Combats Myths on Bisexual Identity

Theresa Clark, adjunct professor of community and global public health, wrote “Let’s Dispel Some Myths on Bisexuality—First; Yes, We Exist” for Essayworks, a section of WHYY’s Newsworks.org. In the article, Clark relays the struggles of identifying as bisexual and the fears that many go...