Student Health Services

Caitlin Joyce Oct 17, 2017 4:50 pm

Thriving at College with Chronic Illness

Managing high school was incredibly difficult for me. On top of the usual stressors— homework, making friends, and extracurriculars— I also had to manage my health in a way that not many other students do. When I was 12, I was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Postural...

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Jul 26, 2017 Jen Retter

McGovern, Smith Publish Immunity Verification Research

Student Health Services Director Kathy McGovern, MSN, CRNP and Assistant Director Theresa Smith, MSN, CRNP published “Proof of Immunity Requirements for Health Care Providers and Students: A Guide” in Consultant360, a multimedia platform for primary care professionals. Over the past nine years...

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Oct 28, 2016 Jen Retter

Health Services Hosts Presentations on New HIV/AIDS Medication

Student Health Services will host a series of presentations Nov. 2-3 on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a new medication that can prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS. All members of the Arcadia University community are invited to attend these presentations hosted by The Bebashi Agency, a full-...

Theresa Smith, CRNP, nurse at Health Services, presents research on non-immunity to Hepatitis B after childhood vaccination.

Sep 27, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Health Services Staff Publish Hepatitis B Research

Kathy McGovern, CRNP, director of Health Services, and Theresa Smith, CRNP, nurse at Health Services, published their joint research on the decrease in immunity to Hepatitis B over a 15-year period. The study, which compared blood samples from volunteer Physician Assistant and...