Public Health

Apr 14, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. McClintock Presents Research on Global Health Literacy

Dr. Heather McClintock, visiting assistant professor of Public Health, presented her research on health literacy at The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) annual conference, “Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems: Implementation, Leadership and Sustainability in Global Health” on...

Apr 13, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Opioids in Your Backyard Highlighted in “For Goodness Sake” Segment on FOX 29

“Opioids in Your Backyard: Montgomery County: A Search for Solutions,” hosted by Arcadia University Department of Public Health, Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, and Montgomery County Community College, was featured in the Times Chronicle and The Intelligencer before the symposium on...

Apr 4, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Public Health Career Professional Panel March 30

Public Health Week kicked off with the Public Health Career Professional Panel on Thursday, March 30. Arcadia University students interacted with successful Public Health professionals in the Philadelphia area as panelists shared their career challenges, accomplishments, and insights on how to...

Photo by Felicia Hall '19

Mar 28, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Participates in Suicide Prevention Training

By Felicia Hall '19 The Arcadia University community learned lifesaving skills on March 22 at the Suicide Prevention Training hosted by Public Health Student Society, in collaboration with Montgomery County’s Office of Mental and Behavioral Health. Through an educational presentation and role...

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Mar 22, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Hosts Events Throughout Public Health Week

The College of Health Sciences, Department of Public Health, and Public Health Student Society are hosting the following events to promote public health awareness, local charities, and stress relief programs during National Public Health Week. Thursday, March 30 to Friday, April 7 Social...

Mar 17, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Conference to Address Opioid Epidemic

On Thursday, April 6, Arcadia University will host “Opioids in Your Backyard, Montgomery County: A Search for Solutions Symposium,” a one-day event to address the ever-present and growing problem of opioid abuse in the Philadelphia area. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Great Room...

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Mar 8, 2017 Caitlin Burns

March 22: Suicide Prevention Training Session

In collaboration with Arcadia’s Department of Public Health, the Montgomery County Suicide Prevention Taskforce will host a training session on Wednesday, March 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Brubaker 102. The one-session training will offer an understanding of the three key steps in helping someone on...

Feb 23, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Sawyer Continues Service Efforts and Interdisciplinary Education in Belize

Hoping to facilitate interdisciplinary education among the University’s health science and education professionals, Dr. Karen Sawyer, assistant professor and director of Experiential Learning in the Department of Physical Therapy, is raising funds to expand the ongoing efforts of Arcadia students,...

Dec 2, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Public Health Student Society Collects 400 Pounds of Food for Needy Families

In less than a week, the Public Health Student Society collected over 400 pounds of food for needy families throughout the region. From Nov. 15 to 18, the organization welcomed non-perishable donations from the Arcadia community to be donated to New Life Glenside and Seeds of Hope in Camden. On...

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Nov 18, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Drs. Olivos and Tate Publish on Overuse Injury in ‘Journal of Swimming Research’

Maegan E. Olivos, PT, DPT, MPH, adjunct professor of Medical Science and Community Health, and Angela Tate, PT, Ph.D., Cert MDT, adjunct professor of Physical Therapy, collaborated on “Coaches’ Education and Practices Regarding Overuse Injury in Youth Swimming,” a study published in the Journal of...

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...