Physician Assistant

Jun 7, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Emily Franzone

Emily Franzone   Degree: Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant program Undergraduate: Emily graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Maryland, where she worked as a research assistant for the Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory and...

Jun 6, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Mia Logsdon

Mia Logsdon  Degree: Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant program Bachelor's Degree: Mia earned a bachelor's degree in rehabilitation science from the University of Pittsburgh. On Campus: Mia was a recipient of a Global Studies Scholarship, earned Graduate Dean's...

Jun 2, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

2022 PA Olympics Raise More Than $24K for METAvivor Charity, Steuart and Nguyen Receive Leadership Awards

Students in Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant program helped the 2022 PA (Physician Assistant) program raise $24,179 for the charity METAvivor, a nonprofit organization that supports women and men with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) by providing support, raising awareness, and funding...

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Nov 1, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

MPH / MMS Students Publish on Pediatric Rheumatology, Receive National Scholarships

Three students in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University's Master of Public Health / Master of Medical Science dual degree program recently published and earned national scholarships, respectively.  Lauren Pianucci published as the first and corresponding author...

Patrick Ensmenger Oct 29, 2021 12:44 pm

Want to Be a PA? What You Need to Know

Arcadia is known for its high-caliber academic programs, and the Physician’s Assistant program is no exception. The program receives more than 3,000 applications every year for just around 100 spots.  One of the remarkable things about attending Arcadia as an undergraduate is that you can...

Arcadia University alumnus Alex Cristofori

Aug 2, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Alex Cristofori ’21MMS: LOVE Informs His Career Path

By Monica Anna Day '21M Adjunct Faculty, Center for Teaching, Learning and Mentoring Program Coordinator, LOVE Pilot Program  A recent graduate of the Physician Assistant Program considering his employment options, Alex Cristofori ’21MMS reflected on how his time as a facilitator and...

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Jun 29, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Class Graduates with Skills Needed in Today’s World

The Department of Medical Science faculty cheered on the Class of 2021 during an extraordinary celebration at the White Coat and Commencement ceremonies on May 20. In total, 99 students graduated from the program in 2021 during a year of postponed clinical rotations and online learning....

Physician Assistant Class of 2022 at the LOVE statue in Philadelphia

Apr 30, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Students, Faculty Participate in 2021 PA Olympics

Physician Assistant (PA) students and faculty from both the Christiana, Del. and Glenside, Pa. campuses competed in the 19th annual PA Olympics on April 10. Hannah Middlestadt ’22, of the Christiana campus, and Sally Anderson ’22, of the Glenside campus, served as student representatives for the...

Physician Assistant students in class photo with Intelligent.com logo overlaid.

Apr 20, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Ranked Nationally by Intelligent.com

Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant (PA) program in the Department of Master of Medical Science was ranked #4 nationally by Intelligent.com on its “The Top 49 Physician Assistant Degree Programs.” Arcadia’s PA program was ranked as “Best PANCE Pass Rate” among the 49 programs. The program...

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Apr 15, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Schinella ’21MMS Leans on Family to Find His Passion

By Katherine Haines '21 When Physician Assistant student Jeffrey Schinella ’21MMS found out his second child, Joy, would likely be born with Downs Syndrome, it sent him down a path he never expected. After graduating from Indiana University with a Religion and East Asian Studies...

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Mar 25, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Patterson ’21 Refuses to Allow Obstacles to Slow Her in Work with Patients

By Katherine Haines '21 Biology major Megan Patterson ’21, a Pre-Physician Assistant (PA) student, has always known that she wanted to have a career in medicine, which is a difficult undertaking in the most optimal of conditions. Patterson, though, who is deaf and blind, is determined to...

Arcadia University student Alex Cristofori

Mar 18, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Cristofori ’21M, MPH Aspires to Make Health Care More Accessible

By Katherine Haines '21 Dual Master’s of Public Health and Medical Science Alex Cristofori ’21M, MPH has used his last year of graduate school to understand the current social unrest and global health crisis, and to reevaluate his own accountability as both an ally and a future medicine...