UNC School of Medicine Departments of Allied Health Sciences and Neurology announce the 2019 Sleep Innovative Research Grant Recipients

July 17, 2019

The Departments of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) Office of Research and Scholarship and Neurology have announced awardees of the 2019-2020 Sleep Innovative Research Grants (SIRG). The SIRG program launched in 2018 thanks to the generosity of the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Family Foundation; the program leads an effort to build an internationally recognized program … 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. 

Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science Celebrates the Class of 2019

May 23, 2019

The Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (NDSS) program, a joint initiative between the UNC School of Medicine and University of North Carolina at Charlotte, celebrated its graduating class on May 9, 2019 in Chapel Hill. Two NDSS graduates presented their capstone research projects titled “Does Everyone Dream?” and “Effectiveness and Compliance of Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation in the Treatment … Continued

NDSS Alumna Receives the Maureen Berkeley Award from American Society of Electroencephalographic Technicians (ASET)

April 2, 2019

Kristy Fox, an alumna from the Neurodiagnostic and Sleep Science program (NDSS), was recently awarded the Maureen Berkeley Award by the American Society of Electroencephalographic Technicians (ASET) for her capstone project entitled F.I.R.E.S. that was published in the Neurodiagnostic Journal.  Fox’s interest in the topic of febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES) began with her summer … Continued

NDSS Alumna Receives Sleep Excellence Award from North Carolina Academy of Sleep Medicine (NCASM)

March 27, 2019

Beth Payne, an alumna of the Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (NDSS) program, recently earned a Sleep Excellence Award from the North Carolina Academy of Sleep Medicine (NCASM). The award is the most prestigious sleep award in North Carolina and recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions in sleep medicine, practice, research, education, leadership, or advocacy. … Continued

Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science Students Gain Real-World Experience at UNC Hospitals

February 28, 2019

Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science students gain real-world experience during their summer practicums hosted at UNC Hospitals. The students create an original business plan, educational plan, and quality assurance plan, to address the issues they encountered during their practicum. Students pitch their plans to peers, instructors, hospital administrators, and the medical director. The practicum allows students to … Continued