Public Health

From left, Dr. Rebecca Craik, Dean of the College of Health Sciences, Arcadia University; Cheryl DiL

Jun 14, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University and MCCC Announce New Public Health Program Agreement

Arcadia University and Montgomery County Community College are launching a new program-to-program agreement that provides a seamless, affordable pathway for students to earn their associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in the high-demand field of public health. Under the agreement, students who...

Jun 13, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Class of 2022 Spotlight: John Deep

John Deep Dual degrees: Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master of Public Health.  Undergraduate: John earned a Bachelor of Science in exercise science from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.  At Arcadia: John served as Outcomes Coordinator at Arcadia’s Pro Bono Physical...

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May 26, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Alumna, Students Receive Ellington Beavers Award for Intellectual Inquiry

An Arcadia University alumna and several students have received Ellington Beavers Awards for Intellectual Inquiry to support their research projects.  Layla Darian 22DPT, 22MPH was awarded $987 for her project, “Mujeres en Movimiento: El Camino al Bienestar (Women in Motion: The Path to...

May 12, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Victoria (Vic) Fedorko

Victoria (Vic) Fedorko   Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Public Health Hometown: Glenview, Ill. International ties: Victoria is a first-generation American whose family is from Ukraine. MAC Honor Roll: Victoria participated in women’s outdoor and indoor...

May 4, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Fostering Conversations and Research on Race:CASAA Awards Its First Round of Microgrants for Scholarship and Antiracist Pedagogy

In efforts to advance scholarship on race, racism, and social justice in the past as well as the contemporary world, the directors of the Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA) at Arcadia University unveiled a new initiative—the CASAA Microgrants Program—in March 2022. Part...

Apr 15, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

April 14: Arcadia COVID Indicators And Response Levels

During the pandemic, Arcadia University has implemented varying restrictions and recommendations designed to protect our community. Early on we published a tiered system indicating which actions would likely be taken when certain benchmarks were reached in the pandemic. With new variants of the...

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Mar 28, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

U.S. News & World Report: Arcadia Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best

In its 2023 rankings, released on March 29, U.S. News & World Report once again ranks two of Arcadia University’s graduate programs, Public Health and Education, among the best in the nation.  Arcadia’s Public Health graduate program ranked among the top such programs nationally and...

Jan 17, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Longacre, Odelberg ’20MPH Co-author Oncology Article in Cancer Care Research

Arcadia University’s Associate Professor of Public Health Margaret Longacre, Ph.D., and graduate student Michelle Odelberg ’20MPH recently co-authored with researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Center an article on integrating family caregivers into health care systems that was published in Cancer Care...

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Nov 1, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Public Health Faculty, Students Present at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo on Oct. 22-27

Faculty and students from the College of Health Sciences gave roundtable, oral, and poster presentations at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo on Oct. 22-27. Other faculty and students contributed to presentations as authors. Presenters: Dr. Suzanne...

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Nov 1, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

MPH / MMS Students Publish on Pediatric Rheumatology, Receive National Scholarships

Three students in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University's Master of Public Health / Master of Medical Science dual degree program recently published and earned national scholarships, respectively.  Lauren Pianucci published as the first and corresponding author...

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Jul 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Students Present Research at College of Physicians Section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Ten Master of Public Health students at Arcadia University presented research at the College of Physicians in Philadelphia’s Student Research Section on Public Health and Preventative Medicine. The student presentations, listed below, focused on a variety of important public health issues,...

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May 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Stroth ’21MPH Wins Philabundance Award for Internship Project

Master of Public Health student Katelynn Stroth ’21MPH won Philabundance’s Healthy Pantry Initiative Recipe Challenge this spring for a video project she produced as an intern with Turning Points for Children’s Food and Wellness Network (FAWN). Throughout the semester, Stroth created 39...