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. 

Lisa Copeland, 2018 alumna, featured by Dell Children’s Ascension

June 13, 2019

Dell Children’s Ascension in Austin, TX, recently featured Lisa Copeland, a 2018 alumna of our Doctor of Audiology program. As a pediatric cochlear implant audiologist, she is on your team. Lisa recognizes that each child and family is different and should be treated as such. Watch this video to see how Lisa found her niche … Continued

Dana McCarty, DPT, Receives KL2 Grant from NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) to Study Physical Therapy for Preterm Infants

June 12, 2019

Dana McCarty, DPT and assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, has received a career-development award from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), in order to research parent-administered physical therapy and massage techniques among extremely preterm infants, or babies born at fewer than 28 weeks old. This grant will be an administrative supplement … Continued

Department of Allied Health Sciences Celebrates 2019 Preceptor Event

June 6, 2019

The Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) hosted its largest-ever Clinical Preceptor Appreciation Event at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center on May 22, featuring keynote and breakout sessions addressed to health care professionals who facilitate student education. Brenda Mitchell, the associate chair of the DAHS Office of Student Services, enthusiastically thanked everyone for their … Continued