Public Health

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...

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Oct 26, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Public Health Hosts Food Drive for Glenside Community

The Department of Public Health invites members of the Arcadia University community to participate in a food drive for Seeds of Hope and New Life Glenside, organizations that provide meals for local families in need. Participants are encouraged to drop off non-perishable goods—soup, water...

Oct 10, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Comedy Night at Arcadia University to Benefit Homeless Veterans

Come out for a night of laughs for a good cause as Arcadia University’s Public Health hosts Comedy Night on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 6:30 to 10 p.m in the Great Room. The event will feature stand-up comedian Tyler Rothrock, who has opened for comedy legends such as Bob Nelson, Rich Vos, Dave...

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Aug 8, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Students, Faculty, Alumni Collaborate on Belize Community Service Trip

Arcadia University is continuing to expand its global service efforts with the addition of San Pedro, Belize as a service location. Through a $25,000 grant from Arcadia University, the College of Health Sciences and the School of Education have provided care to the general community since Aug. 6...

Jul 21, 2016 Daniel Brumbach

Photo Gallery: Imploding the Healthcare Paradigm
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May 19, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

In Video, 2016 Grads Share Future Plans

Find out what some of the graduates of the Class of 2016 have planned after Commencement.

Public Health students work with families in Nicaragua to build mud stoves.

May 11, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Public Health Students Improve Cooking Conditions for Families in Nicaragua

Public Health students at Arcadia University set out to make a difference in Managua, Nicaragua by building mud stoves for underprivileged families from March 5 to 12. Student organizer Megan Dorris ’18MPH and classmates Christine Taylor ’12, ’18DPT, MPH, Jonathan Lopez ’18MPH, Jose Arteaga ’...

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Apr 26, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Mitchell Discusses Equine Therapy as PTSD Relief

On April 4, Adjunct Professor of Public Health Dené Mitchell ’13MPH, CCRP discussed her research on equine therapy on the American Indian Living radio show and podcast. Mitchell partnered with Sebastian Riding Associates to develop Riding Free, which seeks to reduce Post...

L to R: Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach; Jose Arteaga '18M, MPH; Dr. Katie DiSantis; Lindsay McGann.

Apr 14, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Arteaga '18M, MPH Receives Health Sciences Scholarship

Jose Arteaga '18M, MPH, a student in the Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Medical Science (MMS) dual degree program, was award the 2016 Hortense T. Moss Graduate Scholarship in Health Sciences, given to an exceptional graduate student upon completion of his or her first year in a full-...

Mar 30, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Public Health Week to Address Quality of Life, Food Waste

Arcadia University’s Public Health Week, April 4 to 7, will feature presentations on enhancing the general health and quality of life for the public through resilience, “everyday triumphs,” and food waste. The week aims to start a discussion on the importance of community and global public health...