Five UNC Chapel Hill Allied Health Sciences programs were highly ranked in the latest editions of "America's Best Graduate Schools" by U.S. News and World Report.
Leigh Anne McLaughlin, a third-year UNC Doctor of Physical Therapy student from Fayetteville, NC, has been selected to receive the Mary McMillan Scholarship Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The intent of the award is to recognize students who exhibit superior scholastic ability and potential for future professional contribution.
Charlene (Billie) Nelson, PT, MA, has been selected as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the highest honor among APTA's membership categories.
Division of Physical Therapy faculty member Jon Hacke has received the 2012 Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction. Established by the University in 1995 to acknowledge the important role of graduate-level teaching, this prestigious award includes a cash stipend and framed citation.
A new grant from the United States Army Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) will help UNC Chapel Hill Division of Physical Therapy Professor Karen McCulloch and an interdisciplinary research team further develop a new assessment protocol specifically designed for military service members who have sustained concussions/mild traumatic brain injuries.
On December 8, 2011, the Division of CLS hosted a reception to recognize the graduating Master’s Degree in Molecular Diagnostic Science students and the MDS Corporate Partners.