Doctoral Student in Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Wins People’s Choice Award at Three Minute Thesis Competition

November 17, 2016

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences doctoral student Nancy Quick was awarded the people’s choice winner at the second annual Three Minute Thesis Competition hosted by The Graduate School on November 1st. Nancy Quick, a doctoral student in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, won the people’s choice award at UNC-Chapel Hill’s second annual Three Minute … Continued

Division of Clinical Laboratory Science program ranked first in nation

October 23, 2016

A top industry publication has named a program in the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science as number one among its competitors nationwide. Top industry publication ADVANCE for Laboratory Managers has ranked the UNC School of Medicine’s Clinical Laboratory Science program as the number one program in the United States. The program is in the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science … Continued

Hooper Research: Childhood Hypertension Associated with Cognitive Issues

October 13, 2016

Research conducted by a nationwide team, including the Department of Allied Health Sciences’ Dr. Stephen Hooper, found associations between hypertension and cognitive issues in children. The research is scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics. The New York Times highlighted this research in a recent article. The UNC School of Medicine’s Dr. Stephen Hooper, chair … Continued

Physician Assistant Studies accepts second class of students

October 8, 2016

In the second year of UNC’s Physician Assistant Program, applications were up, with more than 1,000 applicants for only 20 slots. The UNC Physician Assistant Program, part of the Department of Allied Health Sciences, recently accepted its second class of students, who will arrive in Chapel Hill to begin their coursework in January. This year, … Continued

Occupational Science PhD Student Nikhil Tomar Combats Mental Health Stigma

September 23, 2016

A PhD student in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy has worked locally and abroad to reduce stigma around mental health issues. Nikhil Tomar, a doctoral student in occupational science in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, has worked for years to understand and reduce stigma surrounding mental health concerns at UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus, the … Continued

Department of Allied Health Science Programs Rank near Top in U.S. News & World Report

August 23, 2016

Several graduate programs housed within the Department of Allied Health Sciences are ranked near the top in U.S. News & World Report’s annual publication. Several graduate programs housed in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences have received top recognition in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016-2017 graduate school rankings. The publication has released … Continued

Marine Corps veteran and Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy student on the cusp of realizing her dream

July 28, 2016

Oyoana Allende, a Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy master’s student, decided to become an occupational therapist following her own rehabilitation experience. Marine Corps veteran and occupational therapy master’s student Oyoana Allende is a month away from achieving her dream of becoming an occupational therapist—a profession she didn’t realize existed until becoming severely burned … Continued

Carolina Center for Public Service Names Antoine Bailliard as Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholar

July 14, 2016

The Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy assistant professor Antoine Bailliard is one of ten Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars for 2016; Bailliard is the only recipient from the UNC School of Medicine. The Carolina Center for Public Service has named Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) assistant professor Antoine Bailliard as one of ten Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars for … Continued

DAHS celebrates annual clinical preceptor appreciation day

June 18, 2016

The Department of Allied Health Sciences recognized its clinical preceptors during its annual clinical preceptor appreciation event, held at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. The Department of Allied Health Sciences recognized more than 150 clinical preceptors across six divisions at an annual appreciation event held at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Hundreds of preceptors from … Continued