Physical Therapy

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May 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Lititz Record Express: Herrmann ’12DPT Graduates Following Capstone

Lititz Record Express reported on April 26, “Daniel Eric Herrmann of Lititz was among 79 graduates who earned a doctor of physical therapy degree during Arcadia University's commencement ceremony in January. As part of a required Capstone project that focuses on the evidence-based practice of...

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May 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Real Exams Come Unproctored: DPT Students Discover Strength in Uganda

Craving adventure, Bethany Wolf ’12DPT departed for a small, rural village in western Uganda in December 2011 to observe care at St. Ambrose Charity Health Centre and to visit her Ugandan colleague, Joseph Birungi. She traveled with her friend and classmate Alana Garcia ’12DPT. Once settled, the...

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May 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Northwestern Press: Meisenhelter ’12DPT Graduates with Distinction

Northwestern Press (Allentown, Pa.) reported on April 26, "Alyssa Meisenhelter of Allentown graduated with a doctor of physical therapy degree with distinction from Arcadia University in January. As part of her Capstone project focusing on the evidence-based practice of physical therapy,...

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Mangione Gives Keynote Speech at St. Francis PT Graduate Recognition Dinner

Dr. Kathleen K. Mangione, Professor of Physical Therapy, will give the 2012 keynote speech at the St. Francis College’s Physical Therapy Graduation Recognition Dinner in Loretto, Pa., on May 4. She provided a day of continuing education for students and local therapists on May 3.

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Stackhouse Leads APTA Course on Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Dr. Scott Stackhouse, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, led a continuing education course for the American Physical Therapy Association, Evidence into Practice: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation of the Quadriceps Post Knee Surgery, on May 3. The course discussed the use of neuromuscular...

Apr 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Physical Therapy Students Help 'Stamp Out Parkinson's'

Arcadia University Physical Therapy students participated in the Stamp Out Parkinson's Walk on Kelly Drive on Saturday, April 21. A team of 22 PT students, captained by Assistant Professor Emerita Dr. Carol Leiper raised more than $2,000 for the Parkinson Council. All money raised stays in the...

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Apr 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Bucks Local News: Ronin ’12DPT Graduates with Distinction

Bucks Local News reported on April 12, "Stephanie Ronin ’12DPT was among 79 graduates who earned a doctorate of physical therapy degree at Arcadia University's commencement ceremony in January. Ronin received the degree with distinction." Read more.

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Apr 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

ReadingEagle.com: Masangcay '12DPT Graduates with Distinction

ReadingEagle.com reported on April 1, "Peter R. Masangcay, West Lawn, received a doctor of physical therapy degree with distinction from Arcadia University, Glenside, Montgomery County." Read more.

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Mar 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Harrington, McClure Awarded APTA Research Grant

Dr. Ann Harrington, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, and Dr. Phil McClure, Professor of Physical Therapy, were recently awarded a grant through the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for their project titled “Infraspinatus Activation in People with and without...

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Mar 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Craik Speaks at Columbia University White Coat Ceremony

Dr. Rebecca Craik, Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, was the guest speaker to physical therapist students at the White Coat Ceremony at Columbia University on March 25. The White Coat Ceremony is an annual rite of passage for doctors-to-be to pledge a commitment to the compassionate practice...

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Mar 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Oatis Speaks at 2012 Osteoarthritis Summit

Dr. Carol Oatis, Professor of Physical Therapy, participated in the Osteoarthritis Summit: Frontiers in OA, hosted by the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City on March 9. The focus of the summit was what to do about osteoarthritis, in terms of diagnosing, treating, and preventing the...

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Mar 27, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia's Elite Physical Therapy Program Also Attracts Top Student-Athletes

The combination of being able to play college sports while preparing for one of the most elite Physical Therapy doctoral programs in the nation has been a dream come true for many student-athletes at Arcadia University, where the PT program continues to rank among the nation's top 15 programs....