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New Interdisciplinary Autism Training Grant will Help Produce Leaders in Research and Outreach
A new interdisciplinary training grant to help doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows at UNC develop leadership competencies related to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) has received $1,246,834 in funding from the U.S. Department of Education.
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From Dr. Grace Baranek, Associate Chair for Research
We’re only half way through academic year 2013-2014 and already there are several noteworthy accomplishments!
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SHS Assistant Professor Adam Jacks, PhD Receives Grant
Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Assistant Professor Adam Jacks, PhD, recently received a subcontract through a Small Business Grant (R44) to Soterix Medical Inc. from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
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Research Team Receives Editors’ Award from the American Journal of SLP
Speech and Hearing Sciences Professors Linda Watson and Betsy Crais, Occupational Science Professor Grace Baranek, and Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD graduates Jessica Dykstra and Kaitlyn Wilson authored an article that received the 2013 Editors’ Award from the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.
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Jacks Receives NIDCD Award to Study Treatment for Speech Impairment
Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Assistant Professor Adam Jacks, PhD, recently received an R03 award from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) focusing on an alternative approach to treating speech impairment in stroke survivors.
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Lewek Awarded NIH Grant for Research on Improving Stroke Survivors' Ability to Walk
UNC Physical Therapy Assistant Professor Michael Lewek, PT, PhD, has received a $400,000 NIH R21 grant to continue work studying ways to help stroke survivors’ improve their ability to walk. Lewek initially pursued this line of research with the help of a NC TraCS $10,000 pilot grant.
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Staff Spotlight: Carty Husted
Dr. Carty Husted lives the best of both worlds.
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Bagatell Receives Award to Study Occupations and Routines in Families with Adolescents
Dr. Nancy Bagatell, Associate Professor, has received a Junior Faculty Development Award worth $7,500 to fund research. The pilot project, called “Families with Adolescent-Aged Children and the Co-construction and Re-negotiation of Occupations and Routines: Investigating Methods to Capture Transactions of Families,” seeks to study the routines and occupations of families with adolescents to discover how and why these routines change over time.
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Questionnaire completed by parents may help identify 1-year-olds at risk for autism
The First Year Inventory, a 10-minute questionnaire filled out by parents after a child’s first birthday, shows promise in identifying children who are later diagnosed with autism or other developmental problems.
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Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Daniel
Jennifer Daniel joined the Department of Allied Health Sciences as Grants and Contracts Manager in late May.
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