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Leading the Way in School-Based Care for Exceptional Children

Leading the Way in School-Based Care for Exceptional Children

Forty years ago, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences partnered to deliver quality related services, specifically Occupational and Physical Therapy, to exceptional children in North Carolina’s public schools. The model is among the most effective in the nation.

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DAHS Research Forums: You're Invited

Get ready to give your research creativity a spark! The DAHS Office of Research (OOR) is pleased to announce that our exciting lineup of Fall DAHS research forums will kick off September 27.

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Kenan Charitable Trust Awards $1.5 million to UNC Health Affairs Schools

The trust will create the UNC Rural Interprofessional Health Initiative (RIPHI), allowing the DAHS and other departments within the School of Medicine to establish clinical sites for health science students in rural areas of the state.

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DAHS Receives $3.3 Million Grant for Early Literacy Research

DAHS Receives $3.3 Million Grant for Early Literacy Research

Dr. Stephen Hooper, the Department of Allied Health Sciences Associate Dean and Chair, will serve as principal investigator of the project.

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DAHS Celebrates 2017 Clinical Preceptor Appreciation Event

DAHS Celebrates 2017 Clinical Preceptor Appreciation Event

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

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Department of Allied Health Sciences Celebrates 2017 Commencement

Department of Allied Health Sciences Celebrates 2017 Commencement

Hundreds of students, representing five divisions in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Allied Health Sciences, received degrees between May 11 to May 14, 2017.

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SECU Highlights Interprofessional Education Experience

SECU Highlights Interprofessional Education Experience

The State Employees' Credit Union highlighted students from the Department of Allied Health Sciences' most recent experience volunteering at the SECU's Family House.

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Dr. Adam Jacks Featured on YOUR HEALTH Radio

Dr. Adam Jacks Featured on YOUR HEALTH Radio

Dr. Adam Jacks sits down with Dr. Adam Goldstein and Laura Sisler to discuss aphasia on "YOUR HEALTH."

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The UNC Graduate School Recognizes Allied Health Sciences Student Scholars at Annual Recognition Celebration

The UNC Graduate School Recognizes Allied Health Sciences Student Scholars at Annual Recognition Celebration

More than a dozen students in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Allied Health Sciences received recognition for their studies across four health care disciplines.

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Tar Heel Reader Celebrates 10 Million Books Read on Innovative Platform

Tar Heel Reader Celebrates 10 Million Books Read on Innovative Platform

Tar Heel Reader, a joint project between the Department of Computer Science and the UNC School of Medicine Department of Allied Health Sciences, celebrated 10 million books accessed on January 31, 2017.

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Brian Boyd, PhD, Appointed DAHS Associate Chair for Research

Brian Boyd, PhD, Appointed DAHS Associate Chair for Research

Brian Boyd, PhD, and Associate Professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, begins a role as Associate Chair for Research in the department's Office of Research on February 1, 2017.

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Wanqing Zhang receives University Junior Faculty Development Award

Wanqing Zhang receives University Junior Faculty Development Award

Wanqing Zhang, a research methodologist and assistant professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, has received a Junior Faculty Development Award from the University.

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

Inaugural DAHS faculty awards honor Dr. Susan 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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