Author Archives: Elizabeth Poindexter
The UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators inducted Hannah Siburt, Jennifer Womack, and Jason Hrdina into its ranks in May 2020. Siburt is an audiologist with the UNC Hearing and Communication Center and an assistant clinical professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences. Womack is a clinical professor in the Division of Occupational … Continued
Uzma Khan ’20 spent the spring semester interning with two clinical sites: the crisis unit at the Chapel Hill Police Department and the UNC Medical Center heart transplant, lung transplant and left ventricular assist (LVAD) programs; both internships migrated to telehealth platforms as the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Wendy Ross, a clinical coordinator in the Division of Radiologic Science, has teamed up with other volunteers at the UNC-Chapel Hill Be a Maker (BeAM) makerspace where the UNC-Chapel Hill community can design and make of physical objects for education, research, entrepreneurship and recreation to assemble personal protective equipment (PPE) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UNC Preschool Writing Project team has created at-home learning packets for more than 200 families to be distributed through local Head Start programs in order to support families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The literacy packets, which contain alphabet activities, literacy-based scavenger hunts, and art projects, will be distributed in east Durham in early May … Continued