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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...

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Oct 8, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia DPT Is PT Blog’s Program of the Week

In September, Arcadia’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program was named DPT program of the week in the newsletter for Evidence in Motion (EIM), an educational institution providing postgraduate and continuing education programs for physical therapists. “The best part of Arcadia’s PT program is the...

Oct 7, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

PA Program Receives $14,000 Grant for Nicaragua Mission

The Physician Assistant Foundation has awarded Arcadia University with a Robert K. Pedersen Global Outreach Humanitarian Assistance Grant in the amount of $14,660. Funding from the grant, titled Medical and Public Health Mission in Nicaragua, will be used to purchase medical and dental...

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Oct 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Maselli ’11M Lends Knowledge to Physician Assistant Exam Study Guide

AJ Maselli ’11M, PA contributed to a chapter on “Nervous System Disorders” for Emergency Medicine CAQ Review for Physician Assistants (Wolters Kluwer Health), a study guide for the Physician Assistant Emergency Medicine Certificate of Added Qualifications (EM-CAQ) exam. The chapter, co-written with...

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Sep 23, 2015 jretter Retter

Laxton Presents at Colloquium of Doctors of Health Science

Mary Laxton, MPA, PA-C, DFAAPA, professor in the department of medical science and community health, presented at the 7th Annual Colloquium of Doctors of Health Science sponsored by Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.   Her presentation, titled “Advantages of and Global...

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Sep 23, 2015 jretter Retter

Mangione Publishes Articles in ‘Physical Therapy’

Dr. Kathleen Mangione published two articles in Physical Therapy, recently. The first, “Rethinking Hospital-Associated Deconditioning: Proposed Paradigm Shift,” details the dangers of stigmatizing and not addressing the declining physical functionality in older adults. The second, “Progressive...