UNC PT Advisory Board Names Judy White ’68 Board Chair

July 18, 2019

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

First-Year Clinical Laboratory Science Students Gain Real-World Experience at McLendon Clinical Laboratories

July 17, 2019

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

UNC School of Medicine Departments of Allied Health Sciences and Neurology announce the 2019 Sleep Innovative Research Grant Recipients

July 17, 2019

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 Recognizes Astrid Keusseyan ’12

July 16, 2019

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.

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

July 16, 2019

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

Mary Ellen Wells featured in Cooking Light magazine

June 18, 2019

The magazine Cooking Light recently featured Mary Ellen Wells, the director of the Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science program, in their article, “What is Sleep Hygiene–and Why Is It So Important?” Mary Ellen Wells, Ph.D, RPSGT, R. EEG T., R. NCS T.