Marine Corps veteran and Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy student on the cusp of realizing her dream
Oyoana Allende, a Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy master's student, decided to become an occupational therapist following her own rehabilitation experience.
The Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy assistant professor Antoine Bailliard is one of ten Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars for 2016; Bailliard is the only recipient from the UNC School of Medicine.
The Department of Allied Health Sciences recognized its clinical preceptors during its annual clinical preceptor appreciation event, held at the North Carolina Botanical Garden.
Congratulations to our students who graduated from the Divisions of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, Radiologic Science, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Clinical Laboratory Science and the Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science program in the Department of Allied Health Sciences.
Dr. Stephen Hooper, chair of the Department of Allied Health Sciences and associate dean in the UNC School of Medicine, has received the 2016 Distinguished Service Award.
Occupational Science PhD Candidate Khalilah Johnson highlights importance of diversity in research endeavors
Khalilah Johnson, an occupational science PhD candidate, spoke to the Department of Allied Health Sciences about diversity in research as she prepares to graduate.
Joy Renner, the director of the Division of Radiologic Science at UNC-CH, has received the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award, one of the most distinguished awards the University offers.
Hard to believe that we are more than halfway through this academic year! Since July 1, 2015, we have recorded 30 new grant submissions, and nine new grants funded. Our total grant revenues for the fiscal year thus far amount to more than $2.7 million.
For the 2016 Mitchell Symposium, the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy welcomed Staffan Josephsson, PhD, OT, and professor of occupational therapy at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden.
The 2016 Human Movement Science and Biomechanics Research Symposium featured keynote speaker Louis E. DeFrate, Sc.D. DeFrate is the Frank H. Bassett III, MD, endowed chair and an associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Debby Givens, PT, PhD, DPT, director of the Division of Physical Therapy, recently received a $50,000 grant from the NC TraCS Institute to conduct a pilot study of research rehabilitation and knee osteoarthritis. Knee osteoarthritis (OA), is prevalent, and knee replacement surgeries are on the rise.
A team of researchers headed by DAHS research methodologist and Assistant Professor Wanqing Zhang, PhD, MD, has identified rural-urban differences and differences in the likelihood of emergency department (ED) visits for children with autism.
Dr. Brian Boyd, a faculty member in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, has received national recognition for his outstanding research from the Council for Exceptional Children.
As a nun, Mary Beth McGranaghan learned to go where her skills were most needed. As a faculty member in the UNC Physician Assistant Program, she hopes to teach this lesson to her students. Story by Matt Englund, UNC Health Care.
Elizabeth Poindexter joined the Department of Allied Health Sciences as the director of communications in October 2015.
UNC-Chapel Hill's Department of Allied Health Sciences is home to the university's physician assistant program, which welcomes its inaugural class the week of January 4, 2016.
Throughout his career, Barry Burns served as an integral link between emerging medical imaging technology changes and the clinical implementation of the technology. He was nationally and internationally recognized for his work with breast imaging and a staunch advocate for reduced patient radiation doses while improving image quality.
UNC-Chapel Hill's Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science program hosted its third annual "A Day of Sleep" symposium in early December.