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Department of Allied Health Sciences Recognized with Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Health Care

January 12, 2022

The Department of Allied Health Sciences’ hard work in advancing Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPEP) has resulted in its selection for the 2021 Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (ASAHP) Award for Institutional Excellence and Innovation in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Health Care. A History of Interprofessional Collaboration The importance of teamwork cannot be understated … Continued

Jon Hacke, PT, DPT Retires from the Division of Physical Therapy

December 13, 2021

Jon Hacke, PT, DPT has retired from his position as assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy in the Department of Allied Health Sciences as of October 1, 2021. Hacke spent more than 25 years in the Division, bringing his unique background and experience to clinical, research and educational activities within physical therapy at … Continued

Amanda Carroll, PhD, Examines Links Between Military Service, Meaningful Activity, Resilience and Aging in Veterans

November 10, 2021

In the fall of 2017, Amanda Carroll ’09 (’12 MS, ’21 PhD) returned to UNC to pursue a PhD in occupational science with a goal of better understanding the relationships between military service, participating in meaningful activities or occupations, resilience and successful aging for older U.S. military veterans. As she prepares to graduate, Amanda discusses her … Continued

Learning, Collaboration and Service: Celebrating National Allied Health Week

November 10, 2021

National Allied Health Week is an annual opportunity to celebrate the large group of health professionals who use scientific principles and evidence-based practice for the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of acute and chronic diseases; promote disease prevention and wellness for optimum health; and apply administration and management skills to support health care systems in a … Continued