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Hooper and Costa Receive $4.5M Grant for Systematic Replication from the Institute for Educational Science

July 1, 2022

Stephen Hooper, PhD, and Lara-Jeane Costa, PhD, were awarded a $4.5 million research grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) for their project titled, Effectiveness Replication of the Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) Instructional Model for Writing in the General Curriculum. The purpose of the systematic replication is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Self-Regulated … Continued

MCLS Program Celebrates First Graduate, Amber Vaughn

June 27, 2022

The Division of Clinical Laboratory Science recently celebrated Amber Vaughn, the first graduate of the online Master’s in Clinical Laboratory Science – Medical Laboratory Science (MCLS) program.  This program, launched in 2020, was developed for certified laboratory professionals who wish to advance their careers through graduate coursework in molecular diagnostics, research design, laboratory administration, and … Continued

Recognizing and Celebrating Juneteenth

June 9, 2022

As a part of our department’s ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we’re proud to recognize and celebrate Juneteenth as a federal and state holiday on June 19. What is the History of Juneteenth? Susanna Lee, an associate professor of history at NC State whose work focuses largely on the Civil War and Reconstruction, … Continued

Jennifer Vonderau’s Paper on Type 3c Diabetes Accepted by JAAPA

May 27, 2022

A paper authored by Jennifer Vonderau, MMS, PA-C, was recently accepted for publication by the Journal of the American Academy of PAs (JAAPA). Vonderau is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the division of Physician Assistant Studies, housed within the Department of Allied Health Sciences.

Shawn Luby Trains CLS Students in Digital Design Concepts for Public Health Materials

May 16, 2022

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.

Dr. Sofia Benson-Goldberg’s Award-Winning Work Improves Readability for CDC’s COVID-19 Documents

May 4, 2022

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.

Alumni Feature: Ryan Brooks, PT, DPT Tackles University of Miami Residency

May 4, 2022

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

Alumni Spotlight: Tanner Holden, PT, DPT Presents at CSM

April 14, 2022

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