20th Annual Graduate School Awards Recognize DAHS Students

The 20th annual Graduate School recognition celebration honored multiple Department of Allied Health Sciences students across the health care spectrum.

20th Annual Graduate School Awards Recognize DAHS Students click to enlarge Nancy Quick, PhD, speaks to a visitor during the poster session portion of the 20th annual Graduate School celebration.

On Thursday, April 5, 2018, The UNC Graduate School held its 20th annual Graduate Student Recognition Celebration. This year’s recipients gathered at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center, where they celebrated the ingenuity, creativity, and research contributions of the University’s graduate students. 

“[Graduate students] infuse new talent, energy and ideas every day at Carolina,” said Chancellor Carol Folt. “I am grateful and thankful for our amazing graduate students, and I congratulate those being honored for their superior performance and contributions.”

The Graduate School recognized several Department of Allied Health Sciences students at the ceremony, including Nancy Quick, PhD, a 2018 Impact Award recipient. Other DAHS award recipients included:  

Frank Porter Graham Graduate Professional Honor Society Inductees

Sallie Nowell, Speech and Hearing Sciences

2018 Impact Award

Nancy Quick, Speech and Hearing Sciences, A Multilinguistic Analysis of Spelling Among Children with Hearing Loss 

Prestigious External Fellowships 

Human Movement Science

Timothy Eckard, Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I Award 

Jody Feld, Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) II Scholarship

Ilana Levin, Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) II Scholarship

Kyeongtak Song, American College of Sports Medicine Foundation Doctoral Student Research Grant 

Laura Stanley, Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) II Scholarship; Margaret L. Moore Award

Eric Trexler, NSCA Foundation Doctoral Student Research Grant

Speech and Hearing Sciences 

Ashwaq Alzamel, Minority Student Leadership Program (MSLP) 

Abigail Messinger, Love of Learning Award

Daniel Picetti, Van R. Johnson Sutter Scholars Program

Michael Smith, Students Preparing for Academic Research Careers Award (SPARC)

Carolina Center for Public Service Community Engagement Fellows (2017) 

Sallie Nowell, Speech and Hearing Sciences

 

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