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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Patterson Serves as Panel Member at Montgomery County Community College

Natasha Patterson, adjunct professor of community and global public health, served as a panel member for  “Hunger in United States and Locally,” presented by Montgomery County Community College on Oct. 27.

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Clark Leads Workshops and Publishes Research on LGBT Seniors

Theresa Clark, professional practice adjunct faculty, presented “Tips and Techniques for Providing Services to HIV+ Seniors and LGBT older adults” at the T.E.A.M Conference in Bethlehem, Pa., at the Sexuality and Aging Consortium Annual Conference at Widener University, and at the PA Housing...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Lessard Delivers Alumni Address at Tufts PHPD Commencement, Receives Grant from W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Dr. Laura Lessard, assistant professor of community and global public health,  delivered the alumni address at the Tufts University School of Medicine, Public Health and Professional Degree (PHPD) Programs commencement ceremony on May 18, 2014, in Boston. Dr. Lessard serves as the elected Vice...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

DiSantis Publishes in ‘Preventing Chronic Diseases’

Dr. Katie DiSantis, assistant professor of community and global public health, published “Buying Food on Sale: A Mixed Methods Study With Shoppers at an Urban Supermarket, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2010–2012” in Preventing Chronic Diseases.

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Crivelli-Kovach Receives Distinguished Graduate Award

Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach, professor and director of community and global public health, was awarded the Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award from the College of Health Professions, Department of Public Health, Temple University for exceptional service in a leadership role in the field of public...

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Feb 16, 2015 Susan Gettlin

Noelle Voges, Public Health Internship in Kenya
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Dec 18, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Through Grant, Lessard to Lead Study on Impact of Alternate Payment Options for Medical Bills

In August, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation awarded a $150,000 grant to Arcadia University to study the impact of participation in CarePayment, a national patient financial engagement company that allows individuals and families to pay medical bills over time without interest. Assistant Professor of...

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Feb 14, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Comcast NewsMakers: Public Health Student Develops Equine Therapy Program

Dene Mitchel ’13M, a graduate student in Arcadia’s Master of Public Health program, was featured on Comcast NewsMakers recently with host Jill Horner. She discussed an equine therapy program she created with Sebastian Riding Associates for children suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (...

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Nov 29, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer

APTR Recognizes Arcadia's Public Health Program

The Association for Prevention, Teaching and Research’s Healthy People Curriculum Task Force recognized the Master of Public Health Program at Arcadia University for the Outstanding Case Study of the Undergraduate Global Public Health Minor. Arcadia’s minor was spotlighted in a poster presented at...

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Nov 29, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer

DiSantis Co-Authors Paper on Obesity Interventions in African-American Girls

Dr. Katie Isselmann DiSantis, Assistant Professor of Community and Global Public Health, co-authored a paper published in Obesity Reviews titled “Family-focused obesity interventions in African-American girls: a systematic review.” This was a systematic review to assess the nature and...

Nov 21, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Learning How to Heal: Displaced by War, World-traveling Pharmacist Seeks Peace

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 As a pharmacist in the midst of major conflicts, it’s crucial to hold just the right skill set—lives are at stake. While working as a humanitarian pharmacist for French-based nonprofit organization Pharmacie et Aide Humanitaire (PAH), Prudence...

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Feb 24, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Crivelli-Kovach, Wilson ’05M Publish Chapter in 'Environmental Health'

Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach, Professor and Director of Community Health Programs, recently published a chapter, "Educating Latina Mothers About U.S. Environmental Health Hazards," in Environmental Health - Emerging Issues and Practice (InTech, 2012). The chapter was written in collaboration with...