Physician Assistant

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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...

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Dec 13, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Physician Assistant Alum Named Clinical Director at Misericordia

"Misericordia University has named [Arcadia University graduate] Darci Brown, P.A.-C., as the director of clinical education and assistant professor of physician assistant studies for the new Physician Assistant program. In her position, Brown will assist in development of the newly approved...

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Nov 22, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Gettysburg Times: Pittman '07 Joins Hanover Medical Group

The Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, Pa.) reported that Amanda Pittman, a 2007 graduate of the Physician Assistant program, recently joined The Hanover Medical Group Family Medicine, on Nov. 17. Pttman earned her master of medical science-physician assistant studies degree at Arcadia University,...

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Nov 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Eisenmenger-Fuentes Helps Establish Community Clinic

The Madelia Times- Messenger (Madelia, Minn.) reported that Katherine Eisenmenger-Fuentes ’10M is one of four new family medicine providers who will be working at the new clinic portion of Madelia Community Hospital and Clinic, on Nov. 3. Eisenmenger-Fuentes helped establish this model with the...

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Oct 21, 2011 Purnell Cropper

PA Students Volunteer at Simon’s Fund Heart Screening Event

Despite their busy schedules, several of Arcadia's Physician Assistant (PA) students and faculty members volunteered at a local community heart screening at Cheltenham High school on Oct. 1. The event was sponsored by Simon’s Fund, a local charity that provides free heart screening for students 10...

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Sep 23, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Smith Co-Authors Article on Cauda Equina Syndrome

Jami Smith, MPA, PA-C, Visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Science and Community Health, recently co-authored "Cauda equina syndrome and acute respiratory distress syndrome," as part of the Quick Recertification Series in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. The series...