The UNC PT Advisory Board, which provides guidance to the Division of Physical Therapy, has named Judy White ’68 as its board chair. White will assume duties from Sheryl Duke ’99, who has served as chair since 2008. White previously served as chair from 2005 until 2007. The division noted Duke’s dedication to the program … Continued
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For several years, students from the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science have had the opportunity to work part-time in McLendon Clinical Laboratories, the in-house laboratories for the UNC Medical Center and UNC Health Care. Students are able to begin work at McLendon Laboratories following their first year of instruction; most continue to work part-time until … Continued
The Departments of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) Office of Research and Scholarship and Neurology have announced awardees of the 2019-2020 Sleep Innovative Research Grants (SIRG). The SIRG program launched in 2018 thanks to the generosity of the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Family Foundation; the program leads an effort to build an internationally recognized program … Continued
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.
Doctor of physical therapy students in the Division of Physical Therapy have received honors for their fundraising efforts for the Foundation for Physical Therapy. The challenge is an annual initiative to support new investigators in the field of physical therapy research. UNC-Chapel Hill students received an honorable mention for fundraising efforts exceeding $3,000.
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
Seven students and two faculty with the Physician Assistant Program returned to Wise, Virginia, in an effort to provide health care through Remote Area Medical (RAM), a nonprofit mobile medical clinic. RAM delivers dental, vision, and medical care to underserved and uninsured populations at no cost. This year, RAM provided care to more than 1,100 … Continued
Morgan Fisher, a student of the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, has received a 2019 Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity Undergraduate Scholarship. Morgan will be presented with this scholarship at the ASCLS & AGT Joint Annual Meeting in Charlotte, NC on June 24, 2019. “Receiving the Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity Scholarship is truly an honor. I … Continued