University Clinics and Centers

Misericordia University offers many clinics and centers to help students progress in their chosen fields while simultaneously giving back to their community. These areas include:

More information on each clinic is listed below.

Click on the link in each section below for center and clinic contact information.

Autism Center

The Autism Center at Misericordia University is designed to act as an informational resource for clinicians/practitioners and caregivers, as well as, provider for specialized services. Use the link above to access resource and contact information on Misericordia University services for autistic individuals, special camps, other community resources, current best practices, and material designed to assist professionals and family members.

For more information about the Autism Center at Misericordia University, please call (570) 674-6400 or email the center at

Speech-Language and Hearing Center

Speech-Language and Hearing Center

The Speech-Language and Hearing Center at Misericordia University is a comprehensive facility serving the residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Located on the second floor in John J. Passan Hall, the center provides complete diagnostic and speech, language, and hearing services for children, adolescents, adults and elderly with communication disorders.

Click here to visit the Speech-Language Hearing Center information page

Physical Therapy Clinic

Physical Therapy Clinic

The Physical Therapy faculty have partnered with NovaCare to provide physical therapy services to the community and educational opportunities for Misericordia Physical Therapy students.

For further information, please send an email with details about your physical therapy needs to

Pediatric Clinic

The pediatric clinic, coordinated by physical therapy faculty, see infants and children of all ages from the community throughout the year. As part of service learning coursework, students in the physical therapy program obtain hands-on experience while assisting in the treatment of these patients. Students are under the direct supervision and constant guidance of a professor, licensed therapist throughout the treatments. The clinic is provided at no cost and health insurance is not required/involved.

For more information, please contact Maureen Rinehimer at or (570) 674-6759.

Assistive Technology Research Institute (ATRI)

The Assistive Technology Research Institute (ATRI) at Misericordia University is a regional resource to provide information and education in the application of assistive technology and universal design principles to allow individuals with limited function to participate in their personal lives and their communities to the greatest extent possible.

For more information, please contact Denis Anson at or (570) 674-6413.

Falls Prevention Clinic

The clinic is designed for those who have a fear of slips and falls, and provides techniques to prevent such occurrences.

Nine, two-hour Falls Prevention sessions, directed by OT and PT departments, will be held each Thursday on the following dates in 2016:
September 22, 29
October 6, 20, 27
November 3,10,17
December 1
Make up date December 8 if needed

Location: Passan Hall, 100 Lake Street, Dallas PA.
The program will include an exercise program and an educational phase that will assist participants in identifying their fall risks and learn strategies to reduce these risks. Participants will also engage in blood pressure, vision and balance screenings.

Click here to view the flyer for the Falls Prevention Clinic
To register, call Dr. Charney 570-674-3330 by September 7, 2016.

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