Physical Therapy

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Nov 18, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Drs. Olivos and Tate Publish on Overuse Injury in ‘Journal of Swimming Research’

Maegan E. Olivos, PT, DPT, MPH, adjunct professor of Medical Science and Community Health, and Angela Tate, PT, Ph.D., Cert MDT, adjunct professor of Physical Therapy, collaborated on “Coaches’ Education and Practices Regarding Overuse Injury in Youth Swimming,” a study published in the Journal of...

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Nov 17, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Hosts Field Leaders for Excellence in Education Study

Arcadia University’s Physical Therapy department welcomes prominent leaders in the field, including faculty from institutions around the country, for the Physical Therapist Education in the 21st Century event on Friday, Nov. 28 at Grey Towers Castle from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dr. Laurie Hack, PT, FAPTA...

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Nov 15, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia University Ranked Second in Top Online Colleges for Physical Therapy

Praised for its commitment to academic excellence and affordability, Arcadia University’s Department of Physical Therapy ranked second in the Guide to Online Schools’ Top Online Colleges for Physical Therapy Degrees, a report that provides degree, tuition, and scholarship information to prospective...

Nov 2, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Hands-on Exercises Help Prepare College of Health Science Students for Career Work

By Marcella Haddad '17 “It seems like you have a pretty strong history of colon cancer,” said Genetic Counseling student John Lewis, looking through his notes. The patient nodded and looked down at his hands. Fortunately, this was only an exercise; the patient, an actor. But the exercise...

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Aug 23, 2016 Caitlin Burns

PT Students Featured in Chestnut Hill Local for Saving Mt. Airy Parrot

Arcadia University Physical Therapy students David Blum ‘17 and Seth Foreman ’17 were featured in an article for the Chestnut Hill Local after saving a Mt. Airy pet parrot that had wandered into the road. After completing their human anatomy exam at Drexel Medical School’s Queen Lane campus in...

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Aug 8, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Students, Faculty, Alumni Collaborate on Belize Community Service Trip

Arcadia University is continuing to expand its global service efforts with the addition of San Pedro, Belize as a service location. Through a $25,000 grant from Arcadia University, the College of Health Sciences and the School of Education have provided care to the general community since Aug. 6...

Students learn from Physical Therapy Chair, Dr. Philip McClure.

Aug 2, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Raises More Than $50,000 for Research Over 23 Years

Arcadia University’s Physical Therapy department has been named a member of the 2015 Miami-Marquette Challenge Philanthropy Circle for raising more than $50,000 over 23 years. The Challenge is an annual fundraising event carried out by physical therapy and physical therapy assistant students across...

Dr. Anthony V. Coletta presents on Disruptive Innovation at Imploding the Healthcare Paradigm on July 21.

Jul 22, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts National Healthcare Leaders to Discuss Innovations and Changes in the Field

Imploding the Healthcare Paradigm was hosted  by Arcadia’s College of Health Sciences on July 21 and made possible by funding from Gerri Aaron ’14H, who, with her late husband Dan, cofounded the Dan Aaron Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, which has since become part of the Parkinson Council of...

Jul 21, 2016 Daniel Brumbach

Photo Gallery: Imploding the Healthcare Paradigm

Jun 28, 2016 Caitlin Burns

PT Alumna Fortner ’99 Featured in Short Film on Assisting Low-Income Families in Peru

Physical Therapy alumna Jodee Fortner ’99 was featured in the Big Rock Eddies Short Film Festival winner Olga- An Arequipa Story. The film showcased the story of 12-year-old Olga, of Arequipa, Peru, as she was treated by Fortner to correct her congenital clubfoot over three years at MMI Peru’s...

Apr 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Mangione Named Professor of the Year

Dr. Kathleen Mangione, PT, PhD, FAPTA, professor of Physical Therapy, has been selected as Arcadia University’s 2016 Professor of the Year. Generally regarded as the most prestigious recognition that an Arcadia faculty member can receive, the Professor of the Year award reflects outstanding...

Mar 24, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Ranked Second in PA, 20th in Nation

Arcadia University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program was ranked second in Pennsylvania and 20th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2016. Arcadia was the only school in the Philadelphia region to rank in the top 20 list for Physical Therapy. The peer assessment survey rated...