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.
Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD candidate honored for research in hearing loss at annual UNC School of Medicine Student Research Day
The UNC-Chapel Hill Physician Assistant program, which launches in January 2016, has admitted its inaugural class of students.
UNC-Chapel Hill Clinical Doctorate of Audiology (AuD) students Mark Moore and Sarah Obarowski earned first place honors at the 2015 Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) Student Business Plan Competition.
Dr. Grace Baranek, with the Department of Allied Health Sciences at UNC, has received an international travel grant to conduct research and to present findings on autism spectrum disorder.
Read to learn about an international partnership between UNC-Chapel Hill's Division of Radiologic Science and radiology colleagues in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Second year master’s of occupational therapy student Benjamin Triplett sat down with Dr. Hooper to ask him about his vision for the future of research in the Allied Health Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The UNC Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (NDSS) program hosted the second annual “A Day of Sleep” Symposium sponsored by Tempur Sealy International on Friday, December 5, 2014, on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Our students participate in practicum, internships, and research projects during their time at UNC. These projects involve a wide variety of sleep topics and offer superior learning opportunities for our students. NDSS graduates state that these opportunities are “priceless.” We have expanded to allow our students to have a first hand in selecting their projects and locations to cater to their interests and to community needs. Sites include industry, educational institutions, professional societies and accrediting bodies, and many others. In particular, this past summer, one of our students completed his NDSS practicum by arranging a trip to Ethiopia where trained nine new technologists and established three EEG labs in northern Ethiopia.
On May 11st, 2015, UNC OS and OT welcomed Raheleh Tschoepe as assistant professor.
Mary Kay Hannah, formerly of Walter Reed and Fort Bragg, has worked on removing restrictive language from the NC Practice Act over the past two and a half years. In coordination with David Edwards, Debbie Ragan and the NCPTA, Mary Kay has formed a grassroots effort called the NC Spinal Manipulation Task Force or NC SMTF (comprised of PTs and PT students).
Dr. Debby Givens joined our division as the Director of Physical Therapy in January 2015. This interview provides a special look into who she is and what she has been up to this year.
From April 21st to April 29th, five third-year UNC DPT students participated in the program’s annual service-learning trip to Antigua, Guatemala. The group, also known as G5, included Sabina Beckler, Deidra Debnam, Gary Johnson, Joe Miller, and Jessica Skeeter.
The SPTA Philanthropy Committee has been very active this past semester. In March, SPTA voted on an organization with whom they would partner for volunteer events and Bridge II Sports was the decided winner. Bridge II Sports is a non-profit organization based in Durham that provides adaptive sports opportunities for physically challenged athletes in order for them to participate in organized athletic events throughout the Triangle area. The organization provides equipment, sports teams, coaching, and education to those athletes and the surrounding community.
Dr. Stephanie Sjoblad, Audiologist, to Speak at the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Accessible and Affordable Hearing Health Care for Adults Workshop at end of June
Stephanie Sjoblad, Doctor of Audiology, Associate Professor and Clinic Director for the UNC-Hearing and Communication Center faculty practice for the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Department of Allied Health Sciences, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill has been invited to speak at the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Accessible and Affordable Hearing Health Care for Adults workshop on June 30, 2015 in Washington, D.C.
22 Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling students presented at conferences across the nation in the 2014-2015 academic year. For a detailed list of the students name and presentation topics, see the chart below.