Physician Assistant

Arcadia University student Kylie Ferro working as a nurses aide.

Nov 4, 2020 Caitlin Burns

For Ferro ’24, Nursing Experiences Guides Future Career

Canadensis, Pa. resident Kylie Ferro ’24, a Public Health/Pre-Physician Assistant (PA) major, loves working the maternity unit at Wayne Memorial Hospital. It “has her heart.” As a nurse’s aide, Ferro is charged with the care of five to seven patients each time she works at the hospital—whether...

Arcadia students work with a muscular dummy in College of Health Sciences

Oct 8, 2020 Caitlin Burns

CHS Calls on Faculty, Staff, and Students to End Health Disparities

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) hosted two Question and Answer sessions with Dr. Gregory Hicks, professor of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware, to discuss what can be done to address the health disparities in the U.S. healthcare system.  Students, faculty, and staff of the...

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Aug 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Students Raise Funds at PA Olympics

Students from the Physician Assistant program participated in the Physician Assistant (PA) Olympics to raise money to support individuals suffering from cancer, and partook in a presentation ceremony on June 20. Due to the necessity of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PA Olympic’...

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Mar 31, 2020 Andrea Walls

Will ’06M, MPH Fights Coronavirus Stateside, Treats Epidemics Around the World

“As a physician assistant, I treat each patient by looking at the whole person in front of me,” explains Scott Will ’06M, MPH about the global perspective and public health training he gained at Arcadia. Will’s health care journey began more than 15 years ago in Dayton, Ohio. After he...

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Nov 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Clinical Service in Guatemala Impacts Future Health Professionals

In summer 2019, Kirby Edsill ’20M, PA and Daniel McCole ’20DPT helped provide medical services to underserved communities in Guatemala as part of Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs. Edsill’s and McCole’s international journeys not only led to professional growth...

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Nov 7, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Langstaff Appointed Chair of Medical Science Department

After a national search, Renee Langstaff ’98M, PA, was appointed chair of Arcadia’s Medical Science Department on Oct. 16. Previously the director of admissions for the Physician Assistant program, Langstaff has more than 20 years of clinical and higher education experience. With a...

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May 3, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Students Raise Funds for IM ABLE Foundation

Students from the Physician Assistant (PA) program played tug-of-war, dodgeball, and other physical games to raise money to support individuals with disabilities at the PA Olympics on April 13 at the Bamboo Garden in Southampton, N.J. This year, the games pitted Arcadia students against...

Students and faculty in Physician Assistant work together

Mar 28, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Physician Assistant Program Ranked 3rd in PA, 46th in Nation

In a ranking released by U.S. News and World Report on March 12, Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant (PA) program was ranked third in Pennsylvania and 46th in the nation– an increase of over 30 percent from U.S. News’ last such rankings in 2015. Arcadia’s program is one of only 18 in...

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Mar 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Noller Receives PA Mental Health Community Outreach Grant

Dr. Diana T. Noller, chair of the Department of Medical Science, hopes that one day Americans can overcome the stigma of mental health, and she is working to help the cause. In January, Dr. Noller was awarded the Mental Health Community Outreach Grant from the National Commission on...

Physical Therapy student and professors performing an examination.

Dec 12, 2018 Erin Kardon

Physician Assistant Open House

Join us to learn about Arcadia's Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Meet with current students from the PA program Take a tour of campus Hear from faculty as they give a program overview and answer any questions you have REGISTER *This event is only open for students...

PA Hosts “Do Good with Burritos” at Chipotle

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:45

Enjoy your favorite Chipotle meal and support Physician Assistant (PA) students as they raise money for the PA Olympics. Just come into the Chipotle, located in the Cheltenham at 2401 W. Cheltenham Avenue, Suite 220, in Wyncote on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 5 to 9 p.m.

Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33 percent... Read More

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May 29, 2018 Jen Retter

Accreditation-Continued Status Granted to Physician Assistant Program

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Arcadia University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Arcadia University. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently...