College Of Health Sciences

Dr. McClure presents at symposium

Dec 3, 2019 Caitlin Burns

PT Hosts Symposium on Neurophysiology and Rehabilitation

Arcadia’s Physical Therapy Department hosted the fourth annual Fall Faculty Symposium, titled “Body Meets Brain: Applying Neurophysiology to Orthopaedic Rehabilitation,” on Nov. 2. The event welcomed more than 130 practicing clinicians, including several alumni, and was organized by Dr. Ryan...

Maura Franey, Cassidy Prewitt, and Dr. Heather de Vries McClintock

Nov 25, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Prewitt ’21M, MPH and Franey ’21M, MPH Present at APHA Annual Meeting

Dual degree Master of Public Health and Master of Medical Science students Cassidy Prewitt ’21M, MPH and Maura Franey ’21M, MPH were selected through a peer-reviewed process for oral presentations to share their capstone research at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and...

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Nov 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Clinical Service in Guatemala Impacts Future Health Professionals

In summer 2019, Kirby Edsill ’20M, PA and Daniel McCole ’20DPT helped provide medical services to underserved communities in Guatemala as part of Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs. Edsill’s and McCole’s international journeys not only led to professional growth...

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Nov 14, 2019 Caitlin Burns

McManus ’20M Receives National Genetic Grant for Thesis on Cystic Fibrosis

Morgan McManus ’20M received a grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Special Interest Group of the National Society of Genetic Counselors to help fund her thesis, “Pregnancy, Genetic Counseling, and Cystic Fibrosis: Exploring the experiences and discussions between females with cystic fibrosis and their...

Dr. Rebecca Craik and Dr. Kate Mangione

Oct 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Craik, Dr. Mangione Publish on PT Intervention for Hip Fractures

Each year, 300,000 Americans suffer a hip fracture and struggle to return to the ambulatory activities they enjoyed prior to it.  Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Kate Mangione, professor of Physical Therapy, recently co-published the study “Effect of a...

Dr. Rebecca Craik and Dr. Kate Mangione

Oct 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with Dr. Rebecca Craik and Dr. Kate Mangione

To better understand the results of the study, “Effect of a Multicomponent Home-Based Physical Therapy Intervention on Ambulation After Hip Fracture in Older Adults,” Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Mangione, professor of Physical Therapy, addressed the...

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Sep 9, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Rises in U.S. News and World Report’s Regional and National Rankings

Arcadia University once again rose in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings, released today, placing highly in national lists for study abroad and regionally for value, innovation, and social mobility.  For the first time, the U.S. News & World Report rankings include a...

Aug 23, 2019 Caitlin Burns

New First-Year and Transfer Students Begin Their Arcadia Journeys

More than 600 first-year and transfer students started their collegiate journeys at Arcadia on Aug. 23.  During Move-In Day, faculty, staff, and student-athletes helped carry mini fridges, bedding, books, and other college necessities into Grey Towers Castle and Thomas, Dilworth, Heinz,...

Margaret Longacre

Aug 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Receives American Cancer Society Grant for Integrated Caregiver Portal Development

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, has been awarded an American Cancer Society grant for "The Systemic Integration of Caregivers in Cancer Palliative Care" to conduct research for the development and testing of a standardization process to involve caregivers in patient...

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Aug 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Again Ranked Among Princeton Review’s “Regional Best”

For the fifth consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked among the Princeton Review’s “Best in the Northeast” in its “2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”  This prestigious list ranks Arcadia among nine schools in the greater Philadelphia area—and 49 in Pennsylvania—that are “...

Penn Partners Move to Oak Summit

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:30

Recently, Good Shepherd Penn Partners, which had previously been housed in the College of Health Sciences building, relocated its Penn Therapy & Fitness location to Oak Summit Apartments on 310 S. Easton Road.

A physical therapist clinic has existed in Arcadia’s Health Sciences Building since 1997, in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania Health Care System. The facility... Read More

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Students and faculty in Physician Assistant work together

Mar 28, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Physician Assistant Program Ranked 3rd in PA, 46th in Nation

In a ranking released by U.S. News and World Report on March 12, Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant (PA) program was ranked third in Pennsylvania and 46th in the nation– an increase of over 30 percent from U.S. News’ last such rankings in 2015. Arcadia’s program is one of only 18 in...