Physical Therapy

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Nov 5, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Sullivan Elected Secretary to APTA’s Student Board of Directors

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 From Oct. 29-31, 17 of Arcadia’s Physical Therapy students participated in the 2010 American Physical Therapy Association’s National Student Conclave held in Cherry Hill, N.J. During the weekend’s events, Colleen Sullivan ’12 was elected to serve as Secretary for the...

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Oct 29, 2010 Donna Whitlock

PT Professor Tecklin Inducted into Sturzebecker Hall of Fame

Arcadia University Professor of Physical Therapy Jan S. Tecklin, was inducted into the West Chester University College of Health Sciences Sturzebecker Hall of Fame on Oct. 23. He also was honored with a proclamation from the State Senate of Pennsylvania. The Sturzebecker Hall of Fame established...

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Oct 26, 2010 Donna Whitlock

Desirea Caucci ’99, ’02D.P.T. Awarded Dorland Health People Award

Arcadia University graduate Desirea Simpson Caucci ’99, ’02D.P.T. was awarded the Dorland Health People Award for Physical Therapy at the annual awards banquet hosted at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., as  reported Oct. 25 in Conshohocken Physical Therapy Newsletter. “The Dorland...

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Sep 28, 2010 Purnell Cropper

PT Alum Does Service Work in Africa

Diane Reese, who earned  both a master’s degree and a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy at Arcadia University, “has been on five mission trips, the first when she was a student at Central Dauphin East High School and the most recent in March to Mali in northwest Africa,” reports the Patriot-News...

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Sep 3, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Fortner Moves to Peru to Establish PT Clinic

Since 2004, Jodee Fortner ’99PT, M.S., has led teams of physical therapists, Arcadia students, and general helpers to Arequipa, Peru, to provide pediatric physical therapy services. The two-week project is in collaboration with Medical Ministry International. Physical therapist team members provide...

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Sep 3, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Greenberg Benefits From PT Department’s Knowledge

While a student at Arcadia, Dr. Elliot Greenberg ’03D.P.T. was impressed by the University’s classroom and lab facilities and the knowledge and approachability of the faculty. The skills he gained in those classrooms and the information he learned from Arcadia’s professors have allowed him to excel...

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Aug 24, 2010 Purnell Cropper

PT Alumni Run Experiential Learning Site in Jamaica

For more than 15 years, physical therapy students have been able to travel with Dr. Karen Sawyer, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, to St. Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica. In July, a group of nine students accompanied Sawyer, Dr. Susan Tomlinson,...

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Aug 3, 2010 Donna Whitlock

Physician Assistant Graduate Joins Boiling Springs Family Medicine

Alicia Mills, M.P.H., PA-C,  a  2010 graduate of Arcadia’s Physician Assistant program, has been hired by Boiling Springs Family Medicine in its full-service family medicine practice, according to the July 9 Carlisle, Pa., Sentinel. "Mills is Board Certified by the National Commission on...

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Aug 3, 2010 Donna Whitlock

Alumni, Conshohocken Physical Therapy Honored for Third Year

On July 27, the Times Herald announced the results of the annual voter generated contest, “Best of Montco,” naming Conshohocken Physical Therapy the Best PT Practice in Montgomery Country, Pa., for the third consecutive year. The practice is owned and operated by husband and wife team, Robert...

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Aug 3, 2010 Donna Whitlock

PT Alum Celebrates New Clinic Location on Aug. 4

Physiotherapy Associates announced that its Keystone Rehabilitation Systems facility, led by Desiree Yuhasz ’06D.P.T., has moved to Collegeville Shopping Center.  "I am excited about the relocation of our clinic," Yuhasz told Pottstown (Pa.) Mercury on July  7. "This will allow us to provide a new...

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Jul 13, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Receives Honorable Mention at American Physical Therapy Association’s Conference

On June 17, 2010, Arcadia received honorable mention from the Foundation for Physical Therapy 2010 Miami-Marquette Challenge. The results were announced during the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) conference in Boston, Mass. The annual Marquette Challenge is managed by participating...

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Jan 29, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Stackhouse Research to Explore Adolescent Cerebral Palsy

Dr. Scott Stackhouse, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, has been awarded a $40,000 research grant supported by the Foundation for Physical Therapy Inc. for a two-year study on "Combination of High-Intensity Strength and Locomotor Training to Improve Walking Activity in Ambulatory Adolescents...