Dr. Zacharcenko completed a Master of Science degree in Counseling and Human Relations
at Villanova University in 1984. In 2006, she completed her Doctor of Psychology in
Clinical Psychology degree at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She received
meritorious distinction for the defense of her doctoral dissertation, Examining Vicarious
Traumatization. Click here to view Dr. Zacharcenko's dissertation.
A Cardiovascular Health Intervention Program for Post-Menopausal Women
Through a grant funded by the Edna G. Kynett Memorial Foundation, the program facilitates
the mission of developing innovative approaches to health care professional education.
The team delivering the program consists of medical students, doctoral psychology
students, a certified exercise instructor, and a registered dietitian . Additional
key program advisors include Jane Z. Dumsha, PhD, Chief Research Operations Officer
and Mark Cassidy, MS, PCOM Athletic Facility Manager and Conditioning Coach.