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20th Annual Graduate School Awards Recognize DAHS Students

20th Annual Graduate School Awards Recognize DAHS Students

The 20th annual Graduate School recognition celebration honored multiple Department of Allied Health Sciences students across the health care spectrum.

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Showcase for a Cause Raises Funds for GiGi’s Playhouse

Showcase for a Cause Raises Funds for GiGi’s Playhouse

DAHS student ambassadors held their third-annual "Showcase for a Cause" talent show in February 2018.

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Mary Ellen Wells, PhD, Talks Sleep Trackers on WRAL

Mary Ellen Wells, PhD, Talks Sleep Trackers on WRAL

Mary Ellen Wells, PhD, spoke to WRAL-TV about sleep trackers in late February 2018.

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DAHS to Host Series of Professional Development Events

DAHS to Host Series of Professional Development Events

The Department of Allied Health Sciences held its first event on January 24, 2018, and two more events will be held this spring.

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Hooper Named Interim Director for Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute

Hooper Named Interim Director for Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute

Stephen Hooper, PhD, began serving as interim director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute on January 1, 2018, as former director Sam Odom, PhD, stepped down after 11 years of service.

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Office of Research Unveils Sleep Innovation Research Grant Program

Office of Research Unveils Sleep Innovation Research Grant Program

The DAHS Office of Research held its November Research Forum on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, where faculty announced the new SIRG program.

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Department of Allied Health Sciences Celebrates its 11th annual Scholarships and Awards Brunch

Department of Allied Health Sciences Celebrates its 11th annual Scholarships and Awards Brunch

The Department of Allied Health Sciences celebrated its 11th annual Scholarships and Awards Brunch, designed to celebrate donors and students across eight departmental programs.

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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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