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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...

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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...