Earlier this academic year, Clinical Laboratory Science assistant professor Shawn Luby was awarded a UNC/Adobe Course Development Grant. The program provides incentives ($1,250 awards) and a support program for faculty members interested in creating course assignments that help develop students’ digital media-authoring skills.
Sofia Benson-Goldberg, a recent doctoral graduate of the Department of Allied Health Sciences’ Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, received an Impact Award from The Graduate School earlier this year thanks to her work in improving readability for the CDC’s COVID-19 documents targeting adults with extremely low literacy skills, including those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Ryan Brooks, PT, DPT, MA, CSCS, USAW-L2, is a 2021 graduate of the division of Physical Therapy’s DPT program. Following graduation from UNC, he began a PT residency program at the University of Miami where he works at a sports-based outpatient orthopedic clinic and in the athletic training room for the University of Miami’s athletic … Continued
Tanner Holden, PT, DPT, CSCS recently attended the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting (APTA CSM) for his first time as a UNC DPT graduate. The DPT program is housed within the Division of Physical Therapy in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. At the CSM, Holden presented his research titled ‘Utilization of Computer Adaptive … Continued
In an October 2021 perspective article published in PTJ: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal, authors Dana McCarty, PT, DPT, and Meghan Shanahan, PhD, MPH, explored how PTs can and should use the socio-ecological model to treat and motivate their patients. PT Magazine featured McCarty’s work in its latest issue.
Byom, assistant professor in the division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, has received a K23 award from the NIH, National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. The career development award is patient-focused and specific to clinical research – recipients must hold some type of clinical certification, including Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs). In addition to conducting research specific … Continued
Ling Beisecker, a first-year Department of Allied Health Sciences Human Movement Science Curriculum (HMSC) PhD Student, recently received the Southern Association of Allied Health Deans Award for Leadership, Diversity, Inclusion and Equity. The award recognizes students pursuing a degree in a health science profession who demonstrate leadership and promotion of diversity, inclusion and equity. Beisecker … Continued