Physical Therapy

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Jan 17, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Clinic and Community: Von Nieda Leads Experiential Learning in Guatemala

Dr. Kristin von Nieda, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, led 15 students and five Physical Therapists to several communities in Guatemala, as a part of two-week experiential learning trip, Oct. 14-23. The trip was coordinated with Hearts in Motion (HIM), a non-profit organization that has...

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Jan 17, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Physical Therapy Celebrates Commencement in the New Commons, Jan. 28

  By Erica Lamberg Seventy-eight students will graduate with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Arcadia University on Saturday, Jan. 28. (Watch the ceremony online.) President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III will preside over the event, which begins at 10:30 a.m. and includes an Invocation, an...

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Dec 16, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Physical Therapy Students Present at PPTA with McClure and Stackhouse

Several students presented research with Drs. Phil McClure and Scott Stackhouse at the recent Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association (PPTA) meeting as represented below. The first group included entry-level students who worked with McClure and Stackhouse. The students in the second and third...

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Nov 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Physical Therapy: Sullivan Elected President of APTA’s Student Board of Directors

Colleen Sullivan ’12 participated in the 2011 American Physical Therapy Association’s National Student Conclave (NSC) held in Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 21 and 22. During the weekend’s events, she was elected to serve as President of the Student Assembly Board of Directors. This is Sullivan’s second...

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Nov 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Physical Therapy: Sullivan Elected President of APTA’s Student Board of Directors

Colleen Sullivan ’12 participated in the 2011 American Physical Therapy Association’s National Student Conclave (NSC) held in Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 21 and 22. During the weekend’s events, she was elected to serve as President of the Student Assembly Board of Directors. This is Sullivan’s second...

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Oct 18, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Flanley '10DPT, Brewer '10DPT Plan to Wed

The Mercury (Pottstown, Pa.) recently announced the engagement of Allison Flanley ’10DPT and David M. Brewer ’10DPT, both of Elkins Park. The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School, a 2007 graduate of St. Joseph’s University with a bachelor of science degree in...

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Sep 27, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Captain Turned Coach: Doctoral Student Hones Skills on the Sideline

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Jamie Bradford ’09 has contributed to Arcadia University athletics at every level: a powerhouse in the midfield, she provided defensive cover and an offensive spark for Rick Brownell’s high flying women’s soccer team, and now she joins her former coach on the sideline as...

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Sep 9, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Craik Co-Chairs New NIH Medical Rehabilitation Research Panel

Dr. Rebecca Craik, Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, is one of 13 scientists named to a new blue ribbon medical rehabilitation research panel on Sept. 1. The panel, which will review medical rehabilitation research at the National Institutes of Health, was convened as a result of...

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Aug 26, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Taylor '12 Receives Business Women's Scholarship

Christine Taylor ’12, a Psychobiology and Pre-Physical Therapy major, was awarded the Steven Bufton Memorial Education Fund Special Scholarship by the Wheatland Conestoga Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA), as noted by the Penny Saver (New Holland, Pa.). [Taylor] is a...

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Aug 9, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Experiential Learning Introduces PT Students to Range of Patients, Health-Care Settings

By Michelle Tooker ’07,’10M “Through experiential learning, students grow as people and as PT students. An expansion of the person occurs and their worldview grows. They conceptualize how things work and discover their place in the world,” says Karen Sawyer, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy...

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Aug 5, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Physical Therapy Symposium Listed in 'Montgomery Life' Events Calendar

Montgomery Life (Fort Washington, Pa.) listed "Exploring the Future of Physical Therapy," a symposium that will be held at Arcadia's King of Prussia Campus on Sept. 10, in its events calendar on July 29.

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Jul 1, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Oatis Receives 2011 Abernethy Faculty Outstanding Service Award

Dr. Carol A. Oatis, Professor of Physical Therapy, was presented with the 2011 Lloyd M. Abernethy Faculty Outstanding Service Award at Graduate Commencement in May. Announcing the selection of Oatis as this year’s recipient, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Steve O. Michael...