Physician Assistant

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Mar 26, 2015 jretter Retter

Physician Assistant Students Rally for Marfan Syndrome

In 2010, two-year-old Angelina Dolge passed away due to complications from Marfan Syndrome, a disorder caused by a mutation in the genes that encode for the body’s connective tissue. Though Angelina’s life was cut short, her aunt, Samantha Liddy, PA-S, was inspired to pursue a lifelong career...

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Mar 4, 2015 jretter Retter

Outten and Felker Present at the National Physician Assistant Education Association Forum

On Oct. 17, Elizabeth Outten and Lori Felker, assistant professors in the physician assistant program, presented “The OSCE as a Summative Evaluation in the Clinical Phase” at the National Physician Assistant Education Association Forum in Philadelphia.

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Feb 26, 2015 Frances Dumlao

Arcadia’s Physician Assistant Program Hosts Annual Conference for the International Academy of Physician Associate Educators

The Physician Assistant Program hosted the three-day Annual Conference for the International Academy of Physician Associate Educators. Faculty representatives from nine countries attended.

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Feb 26, 2015 Frances Dumlao

Ditoro Presents at the International Academy of Physician Associate Educators Conference

Rachel Ditoro, assistant professor in the physician assistant program, presented “Planning for a Clinical Placement Abroad-the Logistics” at the International Academy of Physician Associate Educators  Conference. Ditoro was also appointed to the International Clinical Rotation Subcommittee for...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Pavlik, Huber, and Justice Publish in the Journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants

Daniel Pavlik, Michael Huber, and Melissa Justice, assistant professors in the Department of Medical Science and Community Health, had their article, “Case Report: A Young Woman Presenting with Numbness in her Feet,” accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Association of Physician...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Pavlik, Agnew, and Ditoro Co-author Article on POTS

Daniel Pavlik, Donna Agnew, and Rachel Ditoro, assistant professors in the Department of Medical Science and Community Health, had their article, “Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS),” accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants. The...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Outten Publishes Research on Anorexia Nervosa

Elizabeth Outten, assistant professor of the physician assistant program, has had her Quick Recertification Series article on “Anorexia Nervosa” in adolescents accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants. Additionally, Outten and Lori Felker, both...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Noller Publishes on Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

Diana Noller, assistant professor and associate director of the physician assistant program at the Christiana campus, had her article, “Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder: Diagnostic Criteria and Distinguishing Features from Pediatric Bipolar Disorder,” accepted for publication in the Journal...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Laxton Publishes in the Journal of American Association of Physician Assistants

Mary Laxton, assistant professor of the physician assistant program, had her article, “Peritoneal Dialysis: An Effective but Underutilized Modality of Renal Replacement Therapy,” accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants. The article demonstrates...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Felker Recognized as a Distinguished Fellow Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

Lori Felker, assistant professor of the physician assistant program, was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants for her personal accomplishments, professional contributions, and community involvement.

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Nov 6, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

International Physician Associate Conference Brings Educators from Around the World

From Oct. 12-17, the International Academy of Physician Associate Educators (IAPAE) hosted its 7th Annual Conference at Arcadia. During the three-day event, dozens of physician associate educators from around the world attended the conference, including delegates from the United Kingdom, South...

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Nov 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

PA Students Team Up to Take On Hunger, Aging Concerns

Story submitted by Bridget McHugh, PA-S and Rebekah Hallerman, PA-S Over the summer, more than 100 students in Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant program volunteered to give back and to learn more about the unique challenges that different populations of patients face every day. All 55...