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Our research generates new knowledge to inform practice and policy in allied health disciplines.

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center Recognizes Astrid Keusseyan ’12

Posted 21 hours ago

New Hanover Regional Medical Center has recognized Astrid Keusseyan, a 2012 alumna of the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, as its employee of excellence for July 2019. Keusseyan is also pursuing her master’s degree. She received the recognition based on her insight, creativeness, and attitude, among other qualities.

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Costa Receives $1.4 Million Grant for Early Literacy Research from Institute of Education Sciences

Posted 1 day ago

The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has awarded Lara Costa, the project director for the Writing Skills Development Program, $1.4 million over three years for an initiative spearheaded by the UNC School of Medicine Department of Allied Health Sciences. Stephen Hooper is the co-principal investigator for this new project and principal investigator of the Preschool … Continued

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Stephen Hooper, PhD
Stephen Hooper, PhD

Welcome to the Department of Allied Health Sciences! The mission of the Department of Allied Health Sciences is to improve the quality and accessibility of health care for all people of North Carolina, and the world, through exemplary teaching, innovative research, and patient-centered clinical practice.

DAHS Associate Dean and Chair


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