Physician Assistant

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Dec 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Moorestown Patch: Seymour Receives 2012 Outstanding PA Educator Award

MoorestownPatch reported on Nov. 29 that Assistant Professor Amanda Seymour, Clinical Coordinator of Arcadia's Physician Assistant Program, was awarded the Outstanding Physician Assistant Educator Award by the New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants. The award honors those physician...

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Nov 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Smith Publishes Article in ‘Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants’

Jami Smith, Assistant Professor and Academic Coordinator in the Physician Assistant Program, published “Tremors and palpitations in a 33-year-old male,” in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants in November. Read the paper.

Nov 21, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Arcadia University Signs Historic Educational Agreement with 87th Medical Group

Air Force Recruiter Online reported on Nov. 20 that Arcadia University recently signed an "Educational Affiliation Agreement" with the U.S. Air Force 87th Medical Group, Joint Base McGuire-Dix Lakehurst, N.J., as part of a partnership initiated by the Air Force Recruiting Service's 360th Recruiting...

Nov 14, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Beatty ’12 Excels in the Lab and on the Field

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography JOSH BLUSTEIN Fall 2012 was full of triumphs for Chemistry major Lynn Beatty ’12. She earned a place in Arcadia’s Physician Assistant program and led Arcadia’s field hockey team to the Commonwealth Conference playoffs for the first time. Given her work ethic...

Oct 17, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Three PA Students Earn Scholarships from the Delaware Academy of Physician Assistants

The Delaware Academy of Physician Assistants (DAPA) recently awarded scholarships to three Arcadia University Physician Assistant students from the Christiana, Del., campus. The scholarship recipients are Krysta Cosentino, Class of 2013; Bethany Jackson, Class of 2014; and Erin Wojcieszyn, Class of...

Oct 17, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

PA Students Exceed Red Cross Goal, Continue Service Efforts with Food Drive

Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant students worked in cooperation with the American Red Cross to hold a two-day blood drive on campus in September. Thanks to the support of the campus community, they exceeded their goal of 80 donations, collecting a total of 124. The PA students look forward...

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Sep 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

PA Alumni, Faculty Help Advance Healthcare Access in Delaware

On Aug. 2, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell approved a law that increased access to quality healthcare by removing several outdated and unnecessary barriers that prevented PAs from practicing to their fullest extent. The milestone was reached thanks to the efforts of alumni and faculty of the Arcadia...

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Aug 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

North County Now: Langstaff Swims to Raise Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth

North County Now (Potsdam, N.Y.) reported on Aug. 1 that Renee Langstaff will swim from Prescott, Ontario, Canada, to her hometown of Ogdensburg, N.Y., to raise awareness of sudden cardiac death in youth on Aug. 5. The event raised more than $1,000 for Parent Heart Watch, the national voice solely...

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Jul 9, 2012 Sarah Schwartz Cabral Continues PA Education at Arcadia reported on July 7 that Rebecca Cabral was accepted to Arcadia University for the Physician Assistant graduate program. Cabral recently graduated cum laude from Ursinus College with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and minors in Spanish and Biostatistics. While at Ursinus, she was...

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Jun 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Pilachowski Wins PAGH Scholarship, Prepares for Clinical Training in Thailand

Emily Pilachowski, a student in the third year of the dual degree program in Master of Public Health and Master of Medical Science (Physician Assistant), won a $250 student scholarship from Physician Assistants for Global Health (PAGH), a non-profit organization working to meet the needs of PAs...

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May 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Physician Assistant Students Give Back During Weekend of Service

Students in Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant program participate in national conferences, complete clinical experiences across the globe and collectively score among the top 4 percent on national certification examinations. At the same time, they remain grounded and grateful to the...

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Apr 26, 2012 Purnell Cropper

PA Alum Raises Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth

Nine years ago Renee Langstaff received a life-changing phone call from a social worker telling her that her newborn goddaughter, Sydney, was on a ventilator. She didn’t know it at the time, but that experience would later fuel a desire to prevent sudden cardiac death in youth. Sydney was born...