Medical Science

May 9, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Students Fundraise for Sex Trafficking Awareness

Physician Assistant (PA) students from both the Christiana, Del. and Glenside campuses competed in the 15th annual Physician Assistant Olympics in Vincentown, N.J., on April 8. This annual event brought together the largest number of PA students in its history—a total of 472 students from nine...

Apr 3, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Noller Receives Doctorate in Health Science from A.T. Still University

Dr. Diana T. Noller DHSc, MSPT, MMS, PA-C, chair of the Department of Medical Science and director of the Physician Assistant program, received her Doctorate in Health Science from A.T. Still University. Dr. Noller joined Arcadia’s Physician Assistant faculty as an assistant professor in 2009....

Huber (right) with PAEA President Elect William Kuhlhepp DHSc, PA-C.

Nov 4, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Huber Receives Partnership Award at Physician Assistant National Conference

Michael Huber, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, assistant professor and Director of Outreach in the Department of Medical Science, received the Partnership Award at the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Education Forum this October in Minneapolis. This national award recognizes an individual...

Nov 2, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Hands-on Exercises Help Prepare College of Health Science Students for Career Work

By Marcella Haddad '17 “It seems like you have a pretty strong history of colon cancer,” said Genetic Counseling student John Lewis, looking through his notes. The patient nodded and looked down at his hands. Fortunately, this was only an exercise; the patient, an actor. But the exercise...

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Aug 8, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Students, Faculty, Alumni Collaborate on Belize Community Service Trip

Arcadia University is continuing to expand its global service efforts with the addition of San Pedro, Belize as a service location. Through a $25,000 grant from Arcadia University, the College of Health Sciences and the School of Education have provided care to the general community since Aug. 6...

Dr. Anthony V. Coletta presents on Disruptive Innovation at Imploding the Healthcare Paradigm on July 21.

Jul 22, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts National Healthcare Leaders to Discuss Innovations and Changes in the Field

Imploding the Healthcare Paradigm was hosted  by Arcadia’s College of Health Sciences on July 21 and made possible by funding from Gerri Aaron ’14H, who, with her late husband Dan, cofounded the Dan Aaron Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, which has since become part of the Parkinson Council of...

May 3, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Medical and Public Health Brigade Provide Healthcare to over 1,500 Nicaraguan Patients

This year, Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant (PA) students had the opportunity to travel through Global Medical Brigades to Nicaragua to provide medical care for a week. The brigade brought an interdisciplinary team of 65 brigadiers, including interpreters, physician assistant students,...

May 3, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Students Participate in Local “Olympic” Fundraiser

On  April 16, Arcadia University Physician Assistant (PA) students and faculty participated in the 14th annual Physician Assistant Olympics. This year, 432 PA students from seven local programs came together at Bamboo Gardens in Vincentown, N.J. to participate in a series of medical-themed...

L to R: Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach; Jose Arteaga '18M, MPH; Dr. Katie DiSantis; Lindsay McGann.

Apr 14, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Arteaga '18M, MPH Receives Health Sciences Scholarship

Jose Arteaga '18M, MPH, a student in the Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Medical Science (MMS) dual degree program, was award the 2016 Hortense T. Moss Graduate Scholarship in Health Sciences, given to an exceptional graduate student upon completion of his or her first year in a full-...

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Mar 1, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Noller Appointed to PAEA Finance Council

Diana Noller, chair of the Department of Medical Science and Community Health, was appointed to the Finance Council of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) in February. On the council, Noller will assist with developing the Association's budget, monitoring investments, and...

Feb 25, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Alumnae Provide Pediatric Care in Guatemala

Two Arcadia University Physicians Assistant (PA) alumnae provided pediatric health services in southwestern Guatemala from Feb. 6 to 13. Jami Smith ’13, MPA, MEd, PA-C, associate director of the Physician Assistant program, and Emilee Thomas ’13, MPH, MPAS, PA-C spent the week in Santiago...