Public Health

Woman gives tour of nature preserve

Jul 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Herbalism the Focus of Public Health Student Project

“From stocking our kitchens to being at-home remedies for maladies like pain or infection, the need for plants has been apparent since the dawn of time,”  writes Public Health students Joshua Leland ’22M, MPH, Rena Ogino ’22M, MPH, and Lauren Pianucci ’22M, MPH in their recent multimedia...

Panoramic shot of preserved lands from Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve.

Jun 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Public Health Students Explore the Impact of Pennsylvania Land Preservation

Public Health students John Deep ’22DPT, MPH, Alethea Eccleston ’20MPH, and Olivia Kreider ’22M, MPH explored regional land conservation efforts through an interview with Kelly Herrenkohl, vice president of Communications and Engagement at the Natural Lands, a nonprofit organization dedicated to...

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Jun 17, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Yes! Magazine Publishes Two Arcadia Changemaker Stories

Five student groups in Arcadia University’s “Community and Environmental Health” Public Health course were selected by YES! For Teachers magazine to compete for a chance to have their multimedia projects published in the YES! Solutions Pilot Project. Lindsey McGann, administrative manager of...

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Jun 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Appointed Chair of Public Health, Assistant Dean of Research

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, has been appointed chair of the Department of Public Health and assistant dean of research in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University. Dr. Longare will succeed current Chair of the Department of Public Health Dr. Katie...

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Jun 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dycus ’16M, MPH Investigates Coronavirus Cases in Bucks County

By Caitlin Joyce '20 “We get reports of different diseases which are of interest around the world, and this was flagged as something interesting going on in China in January,” said Drew Dycus ’16M, MPH, recalling how the Bucks County Department of Health became attuned to the beginnings of the...

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Mar 31, 2020 Andrea Walls

Will ’06M, MPH Fights Coronavirus Stateside, Treats Epidemics Around the World

“As a physician assistant, I treat each patient by looking at the whole person in front of me,” explains Scott Will ’06M, MPH about the global perspective and public health training he gained at Arcadia. Will’s health care journey began more than 15 years ago in Dayton, Ohio. After he...

Smith in Paris on Preview.

Feb 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Smith ’22 Leaps into Her 20th Birthday

“When I was applying to colleges, I couldn’t select my birth date,” Public Health major Emma Smith ’22 recounts about her college application process. “It’s the most annoying thing. A lot of websites usually will automatically fill the list of days, and February only goes to 28.” As a Leap Day...

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Feb 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre’s Research Featured in Wall Street Journal

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, was featured in the Feb. 12 Wall Street Journal article ‘I Feel Very Torn Between My Child and My Dad’—Demands Intensify for the ‘Sandwich Generation’ for her work on the National Alliance for Caregiving's (NAC) report on Sandwich...

Four people gathered around a computer with two stretching in the background.

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...

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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...