Physical Therapy

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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....

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Mar 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Two Sets of Twins Earn Their Second Degrees (D.P.T.s) at Arcadia

By Michelle Tooker ’07, ’10M Earning bachelor’s and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees from Arcadia University proved to be rigorous yet rewarding experiences for Drs. Ashley and Jennifer Eisennagel ’08,’11D.P.T. and Drs. Caryn and Meredith Exley ’08,’11D.P.T. A combination of assured admissions,...

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Feb 25, 2011 Purnell Cropper

77 Earn Doctor of Physical Therapy Degrees

Seventy-seven students earned the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree during Arcadia University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Commencement on Saturday, Feb. 19.  Dr. Steve Michael, Provost and Academic Vice President, conferred the degrees, directing the students to move their tassels in unison....

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Feb 25, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Hoover Receives Sisenwine Berger Award

Melinda J. Hoover ’11D.P.T. was awarded the Jill Sisenwine Berger Physical Therapy Award on Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Doctor of Physical Therapy Commencement ceremony. Hoover is the third recipient of this annual award, presented to a physical therapy student who best exemplifies the core values of...

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Feb 16, 2011 Purnell Cropper

PT Department to Host Poster and Presentation Sessions, Feb. 16 and 17

The Physical Therapy Department and its students are hosting a clinical inquiry presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 16, and a poster session on Thursday, Feb. 17. On Wednesday the presentation session begins at 3 p.m. in Stiteler Auditorium. Graduating students will speak about their research,...

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Feb 11, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

PT Faculty Publish on Hip Fracture Recovery in Journal of American Geriatrics Society

Professors of Physical Therapy Dr. Kathleen Mangione and Dr. Rebecca L. Craik, Adjunct Professor of Biology Dr. Kerstin Palombaro, and Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Susan S. Tomlinson published the paper “Home-Based Leg-Strengthening Exercise Improves Function Year After Hip Fracture...

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Feb 8, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

PT Faculty Article on Resistance Strength Training in Physical Therapy Journal

Professors of Physical Therapy Drs. Kathleen Kline Mangione and Irene V. Naughton and Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Amy H. Miller published “Cochrane Review: Improving Physical Function and Performance With Progressive Resistance Strength Training in Older Adults” in Physical Therapy...

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Jan 21, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Craik Receives 2011 John H.P. Maley Award from APTA Section on Research

Dr. Rebecca Craik, Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, is this year's recipient of the 2011 John H.P. Maley Award for Outstanding Contributions to Leadership in Research from the Section on Research within the American Physical Therapy Association. Craik will receive this honor on Feb. 11 in...