Physician Assistant

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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

PoconoRecord.com: Cabral Continues PA Education at Arcadia

PoconoRecond.com 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...

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Apr 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

'Science Friday' Host Thanks Zaweski for Worthwhile Moments

Ira Flatow, host and executive producer of Science Friday, blogged on the aspects of his job that are most rewarding, noting a letter he recently recieved from Joe Zaweski, 
Asstistant Professor
 and Academic Coordinator for Arcadia's Christiana Campus, on April 4. It’s easy to preach to the...

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Mar 9, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Physician Assistant Students Score in Elite Top 4 Percent in Nation

Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant program is not only one of the largest in the country—with campuses in Pennsylvania and Delaware—but its students also score collectively among the elite top 4 percent on the National Commission on the Certification of PAs (NCCPA) examination. "Our...

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Mar 1, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

The Herald News: Cote ’14 Reflects on 'Life Changing' Service Trip

The Herald News (Fall River, Mass.) reported on Erin Cote ’14, who spent winter break in Guatemala bringing health care to people in makeshift clinics, churches and nutrition centers. The service trip was organized through Arcadia University and the organization Hearts in Motion. Cote is a Biology...

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Feb 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia PA Students and Red Cross Host Successful Blood Drive

On Feb. 17 Arcadia's Physician Assistant students worked in cooperation with the Red Cross to hold a 12-hour blood drive on campus, with the goal of 80 blood donations. That goal was surpassed, as more than 100 donations of blood were collected. (The exact number is still pending.) Arcadia PA...

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Jan 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Delaware Campus PA Students Help Local Family as Part of 3 Community Service Projects

By Emily Pilachowski, PA Student Community service is an important part of a well-rounded student experience that benefits both the community and volunteers. During the fall semester, Physician Assistant and Public Health students at Arcadia University's Delaware Campus participated in three...

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Jan 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Agnew Voted Among Top PAs in Intelligencer Poll

Donna M. Agnew, Associate Director and Assistant Professor of Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant Program, was recently voted among the Best of 2011 Bucks and Montgomery County, in the Physician Assistants Category. See the full list. Agnew earned a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology...

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Jan 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Agnew Voted Among Top PAs in Intelligencer Poll

Donna M. Agnew, Associate Director and Assistant Professor of Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant Program, was recently voted among the Best of 2011 Bucks and Montgomery County, in the Physician Assistants Category. See the full list. Agnew earned a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology...