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Inaugural DAHS faculty awards honor Dr. Sue Beck and Melissa Culp

Inaugural DAHS faculty awards honor Dr. Sue Beck and Melissa Culp

The awards, offered every other year, honor faculty members who have served the DAHS for three or more years and have made significant contributions of leadership and excellence.

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Thorpe Receives CoHSTAR Grant for Continued Cerebral Palsy Research

Thorpe Receives CoHSTAR Grant for Continued Cerebral Palsy Research

Deborah Thorpe, PT, PhD, has received a $25,000 grant for continued research of cerebral palsy in adults.

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Department of Allied Health Sciences Celebrates its 10th annual Scholarships and Awards Brunch

Department of Allied Health Sciences Celebrates its 10th annual Scholarships and Awards Brunch

The Department of Allied Health Sciences celebrated its 10th annual Scholarships and Awards Brunch, designed to celebrate donors and students across eight departmental programs.

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Inaugural Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Honors Dr. Elizabeth R. Crais

Inaugural Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Honors Dr. Elizabeth R. Crais

The inaugural Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring honored Dr. Elizabeth R. Crais at The Carolina Club in early November.

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Doctoral Student in Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Wins People’s Choice Award at Three Minute Thesis Competition

Doctoral Student in Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Wins People’s Choice Award at Three Minute Thesis Competition

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences doctoral student Nancy Quick was awarded the people's choice winner at the second annual Three Minute Thesis Competition hosted by The Graduate School on November 1st.

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Hooper Research: Childhood Hypertension Associated with Cognitive Issues

Hooper Research: Childhood Hypertension Associated with Cognitive Issues

Research conducted by a nationwide team, including the Department of Allied Health Sciences' Dr. Stephen Hooper, found associations between hypertension and cognitive issues in children. The research is scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics. The New York Times highlighted this research in a recent article.

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UNC Radiology Malawi Program Strengthens Local and International Ties

UNC Radiology Malawi Program Strengthens Local and International Ties

UNC's Department of Radiology and the Department of Allied Health Sciences' Division of Radiologic Science have worked together to strengthen an international footprint in radiology.

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Division of Clinical Laboratory Science program ranked first in nation

Division of Clinical Laboratory Science program ranked first in nation

A top industry publication has named a program in the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science as number one among its competitors nationwide.

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Physician Assistant Studies accepts second class of students

Physician Assistant Studies accepts second class of students

In the second year of UNC’s Physician Assistant Program, applications were up, with more than 1,000 applicants for only 20 slots.

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Center for Literacy and Disability Studies Receives Grant from Department of Education to Enhance Reading Platform

Center for Literacy and Disability Studies Receives Grant from Department of Education to Enhance Reading Platform

The Center for Literacy and Disability Studies in the Department of Allied Health Sciences plans to expand its Tar Heel Reader platform, an online inventory of books designed to make reading accessible for individuals with disabilities, with a grant received from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Occupational Science PhD Student Nikhil Tomar Combats Mental Health Stigma

Occupational Science PhD Student Nikhil Tomar Combats Mental Health Stigma

A PhD student in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy has worked locally and abroad to reduce stigma around mental health issues.

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Department of Allied Health Science Programs Rank near Top in U.S. News & World Report

Department of Allied Health Science Programs Rank near Top in U.S. News & World Report

Several graduate programs housed within the Department of Allied Health Sciences are ranked near the top in U.S. News & World Report's annual publication.

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Marine Corps veteran and Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy student on the cusp of realizing her dream

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.

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Carolina Center for Public Service Names Antoine Bailliard as Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholar

Carolina Center for Public Service Names Antoine Bailliard as Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholar

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.

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DAHS celebrates annual clinical preceptor appreciation day

DAHS celebrates annual clinical preceptor appreciation day

The Department of Allied Health Sciences recognized its clinical preceptors during its annual clinical preceptor appreciation event, held at the North Carolina Botanical Garden.

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2016 Spring Commencement

2016 Spring Commencement

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.

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Hooper receives top service award from NCDPI's Exceptional Children Division

Hooper receives top service award from NCDPI's Exceptional Children Division

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.

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