Physician Assistant

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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...

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May 10, 2011 Purnell Cropper

11 Arcadia Students Donate Their Spring Break for Public Health

By Jordyn Austin ’14 Eleven Physician Assistant students headed to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., over spring break to provide pro-bono health care to members of the community. Working in conjunction with Remote Area Medical (RAM), students and Arcadia faculty spent two days treating patients with limited...

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Apr 8, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Kosydar ’10M.M.S. Continues Work with Hearts in Motion

Sarah Kosydar ’10M.M.S. recently appeared in the Valley Advantage of Scranton, Pa., with sister, Allison, for their volunteer efforts in Zacapa, Guatemala with Hearts in Motion. Kosydar is a physician assistant with Just Kids Pediatrics in Newark, Del. Her involvement with Hearts in Motion began...

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Aug 10, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Alum Becomes a Professor in Arcadia's PA Program

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Former Arcadia Physician Assistant student Diana Noller ’05, M.M.S., PA-C, Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator, now teaches in the program that gave her a quality education and allows her to exceed her patients’ expectations. “I continually work on becoming a...

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Jan 29, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Physician Assistant Alum Joins Maine Health Center

The Lincoln County (Maine) News reports that Alison Welsh, PA-C is joining Sheepscot Valley Health Center in Coopers Mills in February. Welsh is a graduate of the Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant program at Arcadia University. Welsh is board certified by the National Commission on...

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Jan 29, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Crivelli-Kovach, Lenstrom Discuss Breastfeeding at Conference

Two Arcadians made presentations on breastfeeding practices and education at the American Public Health Association’s 13th annual meeting and expo, held Nov. 7 to 11 in Philadelphia. Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach, Associate Professor and Director of Community Health, discussed “Evaluation of current...