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Feb 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

GradReports Ranks Arcadia's Master of Public Health Program Fourth In Nation

The Master of Public Health program at Arcadia has been recognized as a top program in the nation by GradReports, placing fourth in the list of the “25 Best Master of Public Health (MPH) Programs 2020.” The rankings are based on the median salary of graduates for specific degree programs as...

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Feb 12, 2020 Andrea Walls

Arcadia Legacies Henderson-White ’02MEd and Scott ’23 Share Commitment to Public Service

Marcia Henderson-White ’02MEd and her granddaughter Ebony Scott ’23 have a close relationship built on loving support, mutual admiration, dedication to public service, and their cherished connection to Arcadia. Though Henderson-White’s and Scott’s collegiate experiences are separated by...

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Jan 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. DiSantis Highlighted by American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Dr. Katie DiSantis, associate professor of Public Health, co-authored “Long-term Results From the FRESH RCT: Sustained Reduction of Children's Tobacco Smoke Exposure,” for the January 2020 issue in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM). The article, written with Dr. Bradley N. Collins...

Jan 21, 2020 Erin Kardon

Master of Public Health Online Information Session

Make an Impact on the Health of All! Join Dr. Katie DiSantis, Chair of the Department of Public Health, virtually as she walks you through the Master of Public Health program at Arcadia University. 15-month program Global opportunities Affordable Personal attention from nationally...

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Dec 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Faculty, Students Present on Biomedical Needs, Human Rights, and Male Bystander Intervention Programs

Members of the Arcadia community presented at the 2019 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo, themed “Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health,” which took place in Philadelphia from Nov. 2 to 6.  Four faculty members from the Public...

Dr. Margaret Longacre

Dec 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Longacre Advises on “Sandwich” Generation Caregiving

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, was one of three academic advisers for the National Alliance for Caregiving's report on Sandwich Generation Caregiving. This report, announced in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 26, studied the demographics of caregivers (the Sandwich Generation...

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Dec 2, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre presents at APA’s Work, Stress, and Health Conference

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, presented on “Financial and Employment Policy Preferences among Employed Cancer and Non-Cancer Caregivers” at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) “Work, Stress, and Health” conference in Philadelphia from Nov. 7 to 9, as part...

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Nov 25, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Prewitt ’21M, MPH and Franey ’21M, MPH Present at APHA Annual Meeting

Dual degree Master of Public Health and Master of Medical Science students Cassidy Prewitt ’21M, MPH and Maura Franey ’21M, MPH were selected through a peer-reviewed process for oral presentations to share their capstone research at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and...

Arcadia University Blood Drive

Arcadia University is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host another blood drive.
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 12:45

Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds; most of us will need blood in our lifetime. Only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Join Arcadia's Department of Public Health in giving the gift of life: 

University Commons Great Room
Monday, Sept. 16 and Tuesday, Sept. 17
9 a.m. to  7 p.m.

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Aug 23, 2019 Caitlin Burns

New First-Year and Transfer Students Begin Their Arcadia Journeys

More than 600 first-year and transfer students started their collegiate journeys at Arcadia on Aug. 23.  During Move-In Day, faculty, staff, and student-athletes helped carry mini fridges, bedding, books, and other college necessities into Grey Towers Castle and Thomas, Dilworth, Heinz,...

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Aug 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Receives American Cancer Society Grant for Integrated Caregiver Portal Development

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, has been awarded an American Cancer Society grant for "The Systemic Integration of Caregivers in Cancer Palliative Care" to conduct research for the development and testing of a standardization process to involve caregivers in patient...

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Aug 14, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Recent Graduate Publishes Thesis with Journal of Cancer Survivorship

Master of Public Health alumna Marsha Trego ’18 wanted to pursue further research after presenting her thesis, and has now published the continued study in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship.  Following her graduation, Trego decided to continue researching food insecurity in cancer...