Public Health

Sep 11, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Arkoosh Addresses Health Sciences Faculty and Staff to Kickoff Semester

Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, spoke to faculty and staff in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University on Sept. 6 on the role of public health in public policy. Dr. Arkoosh highlighted the variety and quality of programs supported by the...

Aug 9, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Students, Alumni, Faculty Promote Health and Wellness in Belize

Students, alumni, and faculty from Arcadia’s Physical Therapy, Genetic Counseling, Public Health, Physician Assistant, Education, and Counseling programs continued their mental health, physical wellness, and education efforts in Belize from July 15 to 26. This year’s trip overlapped with Camp...

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May 30, 2017 Jennifer Retter

MPH Candidates Present at College of Physicians Poster Session

Arcadia’s Master of Public Health program was well represented at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia’s annual Public Health Student Poster Session on May 9. Hosted by the Section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine, the conference recognized outstanding achievement in the Philadelphia...

May 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

In Video, Class of 2017 Grads Share After Arcadia Plans

Find out what graduates of the Class of 2017 have planned after Commencement.   Watch the Video

May 3, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Presents at National Aging Conference in Chicago

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, presented at the American Society on Aging’s annual conference in Chicago from March 20 to 24. Dr. Longacre spoke as part of a 90-minute workshop on caregiving in the U.S., presenting alongside members of the American Cancer Society...

Apr 20, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Panel on Federal Grant Resources for Public Health Professionals

During National Public Health Week, the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) presented steps and resources for faculty and staff seeking federal grants. The April 4 event was hosted by Arcadia’s Department of Public Health and Office of Sponsored Research and Programs. Speakers...

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...

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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...