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Kaylene King

Kaylene King to present at Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children; Receives Scholarship Award

Kaylene King, a Doctor of Audiology student in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, will present at the 16th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children, to be held in March 2019 and hosted by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance. King has also received a 2019 student scholarship award. The division is housed in the … Continued

Students from the Department of Allied Health Sciences completed an interdisciplinary service-learning spring break trip in March 2019.

The Coastland Times Features Interdisciplinary Service Learning Trip to Tyrrell County

Students and faculty members from the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences and the Division of Physical Therapy traveled to Tyrrell County, North Carolina, for an interdisciplinary service learning trip over spring break. During the trip, students learned how people’s health is impacted by where they live and how to build a culture of health. Doctor … Continued

Genevieve Lowry Cole, a 1954 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill's then-program in medical technology.

The Daily Tar Heel Features Genevieve Lowry Cole, First American Indian to Graduate from UNC-Chapel Hill

The Daily Tar Heel recently featured Genevieve Lowry Cole, the first American Indian to graduate from UNC-Chapel Hill. Cole graduated from our program medical technology, now a laboratory science program in the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science.

Janelle Bludorn, PA-C and clinical assistant professor in Physician Assistant Studies. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Janelle Bludorn, PA-C and Clinical Assistant Professor, Featured in Gazette’s “Carolina People”

The University Gazette, a publication designed for faculty and staff at UNC-Chapel Hill, recently featured Janelle Bludorn, PA-C and clinical assistant professor in Physician Assistant Studies.

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Jenna Sawafta

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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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