Schizophrenia in a New Light: Occupational Science Student Takes a Global Perspective

May 15, 2019

Ben Lee is a second-year PhD student in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy who is using his background in economics and anthropology in conjunction with occupational science to pursue research about the lived experience of the daily lives of people with schizophrenia and cultural effects through a global lens. Lee said his non-traditional route to … Continued

Doctor of Physical Therapy Students and MS STEP UP Scholars Participate and Fundraise for Walk MS: Raleigh 2019

May 15, 2019

Walk MS: Raleigh 2019 connects a community of liked-minded individuals to fundraise to change the world for people who are affected by multiple sclerosis, a debilitating disease of the nervous system that can be difficult to treat. This year, several Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students fundraised and participated in the one-and-three mile walking route, … Continued

Angela and Marty Rosenberg ‘Step Up’ for Multiple Sclerosis Research at UNC-Chapel Hill

May 6, 2019

In fall 2005, Angela McCaffrey Rosenberg ‘88, and her husband, Marty, answered two life-changing telephone calls within the span of three hours. The first phone call announced the birth of their granddaughter, Parker; the second officially diagnosed Angela with multiple sclerosis, a debilitating, and difficult-to-treat neurological disease. “Everyone’s heard the phrase ‘I’ve got good news, … Continued

Endowed Scholarship Established to Honor Melody Harrison Savage, PhD; Celebrates Legacy of Education in Speech-Language Pathology

April 30, 2019

A newly-established endowed scholarship honors Melody Harrison Savage, PhD, a faculty member for nearly 40 years in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, who retired from the UNC School of Medicine in 2018 following a distinguished career. The scholarship has been made possible by the generous support of an anonymous donor to impact the division … Continued

Vicky LeGrys, Faculty in Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, Receives Second-Ever Dr. Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring

April 30, 2019

The UNC School of Medicine Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) awarded its second-ever Dr. Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring to Vicky LeGrys, a longtime faculty member in the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, on April 24, 2019. The award is named for Lee McLean, chair emeritus of the DAHS, and it … Continued

Uzma Khan and Interprofessional Education Team Receive Second Place Honors at Annual CLARION Competition

April 24, 2019

Uzma Khan, a first-year graduate student in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, received second place recognition alongside her team at the annual CLARION National Case Competition, a student-run program at the University of Minnesota dedicated to improving health care through interprofessional collaboration and leadership. Khan, an international student from New Delhi, … Continued

Division of Clinical Laboratory Science Students Present at North Carolina Spring Symposium for Medical Laboratory Professionals

April 22, 2019

Three students from the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science recently presented research and case study findings at the 2019 North Carolina Spring Symposium for Medical Laboratory Professionals, a day-long event held at the Wake Tech Perry Health Sciences Campus in Raleigh, North Carolina, on April 5. Second-year student Jennifer Munt gave a research presentation titled … Continued

North Carolina Chief Medical Examiner Deborah Radisch Speaks About Medical Technology; Career Path in Forensic Pathology

April 17, 2019

Deborah Radisch, a 1976 alumna of the then medical technology program, spoke to a crowd of donors to the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science about her education and career path, most recently serving as North Carolina’s chief medical examiner. Her role as chief medical examiner has led to her involvement in several high-profile cases, including … Continued