Meet Erin Kinney, Allied Health Sciences Development Director

July 27, 2018

Hello! My name is Erin Kinney and I, first and foremost, want to thank you for welcoming me into your world. I have been here about a month now and I already consider myself a Tar Heel. I have had the opportunity to work with so many wonderful faculty members, students, alumni, our corporate partners, my … Continued

DAHS Celebrates 2018 Clinical Preceptor Event

May 28, 2018

The Department of Allied Health Sciences hosted its annual Clinical Preceptor Appreciation Event at The Carolina Club on May 23, 2018. The Department of Allied Health Sciences hosted its annual Clinical Preceptor Appreciation Event at The Carolina Club on May 23, 2018. During the event, with a record of 160 attendees, several health care professionals addressed … Continued

Hooper receives top service award from NCDPI’s Exceptional Children Division

May 23, 2018

Dr. Stephen Hooper, chair of the Department of Allied Health Sciences and associate dean in the UNC School of Medicine, has received the 2016 Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Stephen Hooper, chair of the Department of Allied Health Sciences and associate dean in the UNC School of Medicine, has received the 2016 Distinguished Service Award from … Continued

2018 David E. Yoder Symposium

April 29, 2018

Dr. Christine A. Dollaghan, PhD, CCC-SLP, presented at the 2018 David E. Yoder Symposium, held at Extraordinary Ventures in Chapel Hill in April 2018. On Friday, April 20, attendees of the David E. Yoder Symposium had the opportunity to learn about identifying and treating young children with speech and language disorders. The symposium, hosted every … Continued

20th Annual Graduate School Awards Recognize DAHS Students

April 13, 2018

The 20th annual Graduate School recognition celebration honored multiple Department of Allied Health Sciences students across the health care spectrum. On Thursday, April 5, 2018, The UNC Graduate School held its 20th annual Graduate Student Recognition Celebration. This year’s recipients gathered at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center, where they celebrated the ingenuity, creativity, and research … Continued

Mary Ellen Wells, PhD, Talks Sleep Trackers on WRAL

February 23, 2018

Mary Ellen Wells, PhD, spoke to WRAL-TV about sleep trackers in late February 2018 Mary Ellen Wells, PhD, spoke to WRAL-TV in February 2018 about the effectiveness of sleep trackers. Wells, the program director of Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science, spoke to WRAL’s Brian Shrader about this technology.

New pilot grant offers researchers of all fields an opportunity to study sleep science

January 23, 2018

Highlighting a new sleep grant initiative from the DAHS Office of Research In an effort to build an internationally recognized program of research in sleep science at UNC-CH, DAHS is pleased to announce its new Sleep Innovative Research Grant (SIRG) program. “Our goal is to foster interdisciplinary research capacity in sleep science through providing funding … Continued

Hooper Named Interim Director for Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute

January 3, 2018

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. Stephen Hooper, PhD, began serving as interim director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute on January 1, 2018, as former director Sam … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine celebrated student researchers with its 50th annual Student Research Day

December 13, 2017

Several students gave presentations of their work, including 5 of our own from the Department of Allied Health Sciences, held on November 17. Several students gave presentations of their work, including 5 of our own from the Department of Allied Health Sciences: Ilana Levin (Human Movement Science) “Testing Novel Measures of Community Integration in Adults with … Continued