Physical Therapy

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Oct 9, 2019 James Martin

16th Annual Charles M. Magistro Professionalism Lecture

Our guest speaker is William Boissonnault, PT, DPT, DHSc, FAAOMPT, FAPTA, the Executive Vice President of Professional Affairs of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and professor-emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Dr. Rebecca Craik and Dr. Kate Mangione

Oct 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Craik, Dr. Mangione Publish on PT Intervention for Hip Fractures

Each year, 300,000 Americans suffer a hip fracture and struggle to return to the ambulatory activities they enjoyed prior to it.  Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Kate Mangione, professor of Physical Therapy, recently co-published the study “Effect of a...

Dr. Rebecca Craik and Dr. Kate Mangione

Oct 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with Dr. Rebecca Craik and Dr. Kate Mangione

To better understand the results of the study, “Effect of a Multicomponent Home-Based Physical Therapy Intervention on Ambulation After Hip Fracture in Older Adults,” Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Mangione, professor of Physical Therapy, addressed the...

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Sep 30, 2019 James Martin

DPT Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Graduation for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2020. Congratulations to all who graduated!

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Sep 27, 2019 Jeffrey Spence

PT Alumni Reception at APTA CSM

Enjoy an evening with Arcadia Physical Therapy alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends at our annual reception held in conjunction with the American Physical Therapy Association's Combined Sections Meeting in Denver. Connect with members of the Arcadia PT community at Rock Bottom...

Change in Sequence for Physical Therapy Dual Degree Cohort

Starting May 2020
Friday, May 1, 2020 - 14:45

Starting May of 2020, students will work towards their MPH degree during their first year. Years two and three encompass the Physical Therapy program. If offered admission for the dual degree, the MPH program will start in May and will last 4 semesters (Summer, Fall, Spring, Summer). The DPT programs starts the Fall of the second year and both degrees will culminate the end of September in the... Read More

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Physical therapy students engage in a lesson from a professor.

Sep 5, 2019 Erin Kardon

Physical Therapy Admission Information Session

Join us for a Physical Therapy Admission Information Session Information Session Itinerary 9:30-10:00 AM Registration and Refreshments 10:00-11:30 AM Program Overview 11:30-11:45 AM Financial Aid 11:45-1:15 PM Lunch with Faculty and DPT students 1:15-2:15 PM Campus Tours...

Sep 5, 2019 Erin Kardon

College of Health Sciences Graduate Open House

Learn About Graduate Programs in: Physical Therapy Physician Assisstant Public Health Schedule 3:30-4:00 PM (optional) Take a tour of campus.  Admissions and Financial Aid Staff will be available for questions 4:00-4:30 PM Welcome and overview presentation. 4:30-6:00...

Aug 22, 2019 Andrea Farnan

Physical Therapy Fall Alumni Reception

Immediately following the Physical Therapy Fall Faculty Symposium, "Body Meets Brain: Applying Neurophysiology to Orthopaedic Rehabilitation," join the Arcadia University Alumni Association for a networking happy hour with Arcadia Physical Therapy alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends....

Accelerated Physical Therapy Program

Beginning for Fall 2020 Cohort
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 15:15

The Arcadia University Department of Physical Therapy will offer a 25-month accelerated entry-level DPT program beginning with the Fall 2020 cohort. The PTCAS application period begins in July 2019.

What remains the same?

Our innovative, patient-... Read More

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Dr. Carol Oatis, professor emerita of Physical Therapy.

Jun 7, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Oatis Named Professor Emerita

In recognition of more than 37 years of distinguished teaching, research, and leadership, Dr. Carol Oatis, professor of Physical Therapy, has been named Professor Emerita. Dr. Oatis joined Beaver College as an adjunct professor in 1982, advanced to full-time status in 1991, and earned tenure...

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May 3, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Named Among HealthGrad’s Best DPT Programs

Arcadia’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program was ranked fifth among the “Best DPT Programs for 2019” in HealthGrad’s northeast region category. Arcadia’s DPT program is recognized as one of the top 20 programs nationally by U.S. News and World Report. In the last year, the department has...