Physician Assistant

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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...

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...

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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...