Physician Assistant

May 3, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Medical and Public Health Brigade Provide Healthcare to over 1,500 Nicaraguan Patients

This year, Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant (PA) students had the opportunity to travel through Global Medical Brigades to Nicaragua to provide medical care for a week. The brigade brought an interdisciplinary team of 65 brigadiers, including interpreters, physician assistant students,...

May 3, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Students Participate in Local “Olympic” Fundraiser

On  April 16, Arcadia University Physician Assistant (PA) students and faculty participated in the 14th annual Physician Assistant Olympics. This year, 432 PA students from seven local programs came together at Bamboo Gardens in Vincentown, N.J. to participate in a series of medical-themed...

L to R: Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach; Jose Arteaga '18M, MPH; Dr. Katie DiSantis; Lindsay McGann.

Apr 14, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Arteaga '18M, MPH Receives Health Sciences Scholarship

Jose Arteaga '18M, MPH, a student in the Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Medical Science (MMS) dual degree program, was award the 2016 Hortense T. Moss Graduate Scholarship in Health Sciences, given to an exceptional graduate student upon completion of his or her first year in a full-...

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Mar 1, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Noller Appointed to PAEA Finance Council

Diana Noller, chair of the Department of Medical Science and Community Health, was appointed to the Finance Council of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) in February. On the council, Noller will assist with developing the Association's budget, monitoring investments, and...

Feb 25, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Alumnae Provide Pediatric Care in Guatemala

Two Arcadia University Physicians Assistant (PA) alumnae provided pediatric health services in southwestern Guatemala from Feb. 6 to 13. Jami Smith ’13, MPA, MEd, PA-C, associate director of the Physician Assistant program, and Emilee Thomas ’13, MPH, MPAS, PA-C spent the week in Santiago...

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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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...

Diana Noller

Jun 30, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Diana T. Noller Named Chair of Medical Science and Community Health

Diana T. Noller, assistant professor and associate director of the Physician Assistant program at Arcadia’s Christiana campus in Delaware, will serve as the new chair of the Department of Medical Science and Community Health. Noller’s appointment is effective July 1. She succeeds Dr. Michael Dryer...

Michael L. Huber with Melissa Ricker, president of the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

Jun 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Huber Wins National Physician Assistant Award

Michael L. Huber, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, assistant professor and academic coordinator of the Physician Assistant (PA) program, received the National Physician Assistant Mentor Award at the 2015 American Academy of Physician Assistants conference in San Francisco, May 23-27. The award recognizes one...

Danielle Littrell, second from right, received a scholarship from Jennersville Regional Hospital.

May 18, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Danielle Littrell Receives Scholarship for Academic Achievement in Medical Sciences

Danielle Littrell, PA-S, accepted Jennersville Regional Hospital’s Greg DeSimone Memorial Scholarship on Friday, May 8, in a presentation at the West Grove, Pa., hospital. The $3,500 scholarship is awarded to a physician assistant student who has demonstrated academic excellence and commitment to...

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May 8, 2015 Purnell Cropper

PA Students Enhance Communication Skills with PT, Nursing Students

During the last week of April, students in Arcadia’s Physician Assistant program collaborated with physical therapy students and nursing students to discuss unique aspects of their chosen fields and improve interprofessional communication skills. On Arcadia’s campus, PA students and PT students...