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Sep 18, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Sept. 24 Event to Help Runners Avoid Pain

Runners of all ages and abilities are invited to attend “Running from Pain: Inevitable or Avoidable?” on Thursday, Sept. 24. The event, run in conjunction with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training, is scheduled from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m on Arcadia's campus. Led by Brian...

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Sep 14, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eckenrode and Stackhouse Publish Manuscript in the International Journal of Sports and Physical Therapy

Drs. Brian Eckenrode and Scott Stackhouse published a case report in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy detailing the effects the effects of noxious electrical stimulation on the pain threshold of a runner with achilles tendinopathy. “Improved Pressure Pain Thresholds and Function...

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Sep 14, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Eckenrode and DPT Students Volunteer in Philadelphia Schools

Dr. Brian Eckenrode, assistant professor of physical therapy, volunteered at the Athlete Health Organization screening of Philadelphia middle school and high school students on June 6 along with DPT students Charles Kim, Junsik Yoon, and Jeff Turner from the Class of 2016. This free event provided...

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Sep 14, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Miller Presents at Inter-professional Simulation Conference

Dr. Amy Miller, assistant professor and director of entry-level DPT curriculum, and Colleen Chancler of Good Shepard Penn Partners Penn Medicine shared their collaborative work using high fidelity human simulators at the Inter-professional Simulation Conference held July 15 and 16 at Widener...

Sep 9, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia Ranked Among Best Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report

In the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, released today, Arcadia University is ranked 41 out of 183 institutions in the North Regional University category, which is tied for fifth among universities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the North category. That puts...

Aug 28, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Class of 2019 Ready to Begin Journey

As they crossed Haber Green for the first of many times, Courtney Horst ’19 and Savannah Montgomery ’19 laughed and chatted about rooming together for the upcoming year.   “We were assigned randomly, but it worked out really well,” said Horst, a biology major in the Pre-Physical Therapy...

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Aug 25, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Poorman ’92M Awarded for Service to Limb Loss Community

Cindy Poorman ’92M received The Amputee Coalition’s Burgess Award, reports Healio.com, a medical news outlet. Recipients of the award, which recognizes professionals serving the limb loss community, were announced at the 2015 Amputee Coalition National Conference in July. Poorman is a...

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Aug 10, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Princeton Review Names Arcadia Among the ‘Best in the Northeast’

Citing Arcadia’s global perspective, “phenomenal study abroad program,” and “excellent academics,” The Princeton Review has named Arcadia among the “Best in the Northeast” in its “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” In its website profile on Arcadia, The Princeton Review describes the...

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Aug 7, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Brady O’Mara ’97M, an Alumnus on Top of the World

This story originally ran in the Summer 2015 issue of Arcadia magazine. Brady O’Mara ’97M stared at the Alaskan wilderness from 20,320 feet, a razor-sharp wind cutting through him. He was one of four who made it to the summit of Denali, North America’s highest mountain, out of an expedition team...

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Aug 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Genetic Counseling Students LEND Families a Hand

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Fellowship Provides Genetic Counseling Students with Insight on Neurodevelopmental Disorders

(L to R) Shama Khan '14M with Luba Djurdjinovic and Alissa Terry from the Ferre Institute in Binghamton, N.Y.

Jul 27, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Khan ’14M Awarded to Promote Family Health Awareness

Shama Khan ’14M received an award from the New York Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Genetics and Newborn Screening Services (NYMAC), funding a project to educate members of the Muslim community about the importance of examining family history when considering marriage and family planning. Khan, a...