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.
Deborah Thorpe, PT, PhD, has received a $25,000 grant for continued research of cerebral palsy in adults.
UNC-CH Occupational Therapy Graduate Provides Insight for Inclusive Play Structures for Children in the Greensboro Community
A UNC-CH occupational therapy graduate has provided insight for inclusive play structures for children in the Greensboro community.
The Department of Allied Health Sciences celebrated its 10th annual Scholarships and Awards Brunch, designed to celebrate donors and students across eight departmental programs.
The inaugural Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring honored Dr. Elizabeth R. Crais at The Carolina Club in early November.
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.
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.
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.
A top industry publication has named a program in the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science as number one among its competitors nationwide.
In the second year of UNC’s Physician Assistant Program, applications were up, with more than 1,000 applicants for only 20 slots.
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.
A PhD student in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy has worked locally and abroad to reduce stigma around mental health issues.
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.
Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Student Richelle Suttle Wins AAUW Career Development Grant
Suttle joins more than 230 awardees in prestigious funding program for women
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.