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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...

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Jan 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Delaware Campus PA Students Help Local Family as Part of 3 Community Service Projects

By Emily Pilachowski, PA Student Community service is an important part of a well-rounded student experience that benefits both the community and volunteers. During the fall semester, Physician Assistant and Public Health students at Arcadia University's Delaware Campus participated in three...

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Nov 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Eisenmenger-Fuentes Helps Establish Community Clinic

The Madelia Times- Messenger (Madelia, Minn.) reported that Katherine Eisenmenger-Fuentes ’10M is one of four new family medicine providers who will be working at the new clinic portion of Madelia Community Hospital and Clinic, on Nov. 3. Eisenmenger-Fuentes helped establish this model with the...

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Apr 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Breastfeeding Awareness Has Increased, According to Crivelli-Kovach Manuscript

Philadelphia area hospitals have an increased awareness about breastfeeding and enhanced support of breastfeeding by healthcare professionals, yet formula supplementation in hospitals and contact time between mothers and their newborns continue to be areas of concern identified in a manuscript by...

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Mar 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Public Health Alum: Webinar on Microorganism Detection

Infection preventionist Eileen O'Rourke will describe basic morphology of microorganisms in a webinar on March 9. Wolters Kluwer Health announced on March 1 that Pharmacy OneSource is offering the complimentary webinar with O’Rourke on microorganism detection. O'Rourke has been practicing...

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Mar 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Helped Hewitt Pursue Career in PR, Writing

By Larry Atkins As a Public Relations professional, Sandi Hewitt ’07 uses her writing and organizational skills to touch the lives of many people. Hewitt works as a Social/Therapeutic Recreational Director and Event Planner for the Hollinger Group, which is located in Mechanicsburg, Pa. She...

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Oct 19, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Tartaglia Joins Medical Science Faculty

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 This fall, Alison Tartaglia, MSPH, CHES, TTS, Visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Science and Community Health, joined the Arcadia faculty. She currently is teaching Social Determinants of Health and Disease (PBH501) and Public Health Internship (PBH689) in addition to...

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Jan 29, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Crivelli-Kovach, Lenstrom Discuss Breastfeeding at Conference

Two Arcadians made presentations on breastfeeding practices and education at the American Public Health Association’s 13th annual meeting and expo, held Nov. 7 to 11 in Philadelphia. Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach, Associate Professor and Director of Community Health, discussed “Evaluation of current...