Beck Receives Distinguished Service Award from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification

October 15, 2019

Susan Beck, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM has received a Distinguished Service Award from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification. Beck served as an American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) representative to the Board of Certification (BOC) for nearly a decade. Along with other ASCLS representatives, she helped navigate the merger of the Board … Continued

Alumna Spotlight: Jennifer Swift ‘07

October 11, 2019

Jennifer Swift ’07 graduated with her undergraduate degree in clinical laboratory science. As a student, she was excited to learn that this major included both of her passions of science and medicine and had multiple career opportunities available after graduation. Tell us about your job: Swift is responsible for maintaining day-to-day workflow, training, competency, result … Continued

Watson, Nowell, and Dykstra Steinbrenner Autism Research Published in Autism-Focused Education Support Resource

September 19, 2019

Several investigators from the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute are contributors to a newly released autism-focused educational support resource from SAGE Publishing. The SAGE Handbook of Autism and Education is a comprehensive handbook for practitioners and researchers who wish to know and understand current views of the nature of autism and best practices … Continued

UNC Health Talk Features Mike McMorris, PT, DPT

September 11, 2019

UNC Health Talk recently featured Mike McMorris, PT, DPT, who provided tips for staying fit on the fairway. McMorris is the director of the orthopedic physical therapy residency, a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopedics, and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists.

Alumna Spotlight: Mackenzie Collins ‘17

September 5, 2019

Mackenzie Collins ’17 graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2015 with a degree in biology. After realizing she wanted to work in a laboratory environment, she discovered an interest in microbiology and decided to complete a degree in clinical laboratory science. Collins hopes to earn her PhD to become a clinical laboratory director. Hometown: Greensboro, North … Continued

Jennifer Cooke ’08 Named Division of Physical Therapy Director of Clinical Education

September 5, 2019

The Division of Physical Therapy has named Jennifer Cooke as its director of clinical education. She is also an assistant professor and assistant director of clinical practice. More than 90 students rotate per year through clinical practicum experiences. The clinical practicum experience aims to train students to be generalists; they must complete four types of … Continued

Duquette and Maxwell Endow Fund to Support Human Movement Science PhD Students

September 3, 2019

Colonel Thomas Louis Duquette ’91 and Dr. Sherri Rene Maxwell have established an endowed fund with a gift of $100,000 to provide scholarship support for students who are on track to receive a PhD in Human Movement Science within the Division of Physical Therapy. The PhD program is offered jointly between the division and the … Continued

American Society for Clinical Pathology Names Alumna Letycia Nuñez-Argote a Champion for Diversity

August 30, 2019

The American Society for Clinical Pathology has recognized Division of Clinical Laboratory Science alumna Letycia Nuñez-Argote ’07 as a Champion for Diversity in the laboratory workforce. The July 2019 edition of ASCP’s Critical Values publication highlighted Nuñez-Argote; the edition was dedicated to diversity in the laboratory and the importance of diversity of gender, race, and … Continued