Physical Therapy

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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...

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Jun 9, 2011 Donna Whitlock

PT Alum Tomassoni Speaks at High School Graduation

The Timesleader.com (Lackawanna, Pa.) reports on June 5 that “The Old Forge School District is proud to announce that Gina Tomassoni will be the guest speaker at the Commencement ceremony for the senior graduating class at Old Forge High School on Friday, June 10. Gina Elizabeth Tomassoni is a 1990...

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May 27, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Arcadia DPT Graduate in the News

The Merchandiser (Manheim-Lititz Edition) (Mount Joy, Pa.) reports on May 18 that “Allison Roscoe of Manheim was among 77 graduates who earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree during Arcadia University’s commencement ceremony on Feb. 19. Roscoe received the degree with distinction.”

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May 13, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Craik, Leiper Co-Author Paper with Physical Therapy Alumni

Dr. Rebecca Craik, Professor of Physical Therapy and Dr. Carol Leiper, Emerita Professor of Physical Therapy, co-authored the paper “Validity of the Step Watch Step Activity Monitor: Preliminary Findings for use in Persons With Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis” with former students Amy L...

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May 13, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

McClure, Tate Present at Philadelphia Hand Meeting

Dr. Phil McClure, Professor of Physical Therapy, and Dr. Angela Tate, Adjunct Professor of Physical Therapy, presented a workshop on "Management of Scapular Dysfunction" at the Philadelphia Hand Meeting on March 5. McClure also presented a plenary lecture on "Shoulder Anatomy and Biomechanics" at...

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Apr 5, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Fischman ’87 Opens New Business, Specializes in Myofascial Release

The April 2 Reading Eagle reports on Ilene Fischman’s new business, Integral Physical Therapy in Wyomissing, Pa., and her holistic approach to patient care. "I was a star athlete," said Fischman, 48, of Heidelberg Township. "I played international volleyball in the Maccabi Games in Israel in 1981....