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

2016 Spring Commencement

May 25, 2016

Congratulations to our students who graduated from the Divisions of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, Radiologic Science, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Clinical Laboratory Science and the Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science program in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. The UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences graduated hundreds of students at division … Continued

Occupational Science PhD Candidate Khalilah Johnson highlights importance of diversity in research endeavors

May 13, 2016

Khalilah Johnson, an occupational science PhD candidate, spoke to the Department of Allied Health Sciences about diversity in research as she prepares to graduate. Khalilah Robinson Johnson, an occupational science PhD candidate, plans to graduate in summer 2016 after studying the institutionalization and deinstitutionalization of adults with intellectual disabilities. Johnson will celebrate two things as … Continued

Dr. Adam Jacks Featured on YOUR HEALTH Radio

May 7, 2016

Dr. Adam Jacks sits down with Dr. Adam Goldstein and Laura Sisler to discuss aphasia on “YOUR HEALTH.” Dr. Adam Jacks, an associate professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, spoke on “YOUR HEALTH” Friday, April 28. He joined host Dr. Adam Goldstein and guest co-host Laurel Sisler in a conversation about aphasia and … Continued

Speech and Hearing Sciences Student Honored by UNC School of Medicine

April 23, 2016

Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD candidate honored for research in hearing loss at annual UNC School of Medicine Student Research Day Congratulations to Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD candidate Nancy Quick, whose presentation on hearing loss won recognition from the UNC School of Medicine. Quick’s presentation, titled “Significant cognitive disabilities and hearing loss: “Can you hear … Continued

Radiologic Science Director, Joy Renner, selected for Massey Award

April 7, 2016

Joy Renner, the director of the Division of Radiologic Science at UNC-CH, has received the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award, one of the most distinguished awards the University offers. Joy Renner, director of the Department of Allied Health Sciences’ Division of Radiologic Science, is one of six employees at UNC-Chapel Hill selected by Chancellor Carol … Continued

2016 Mitchell Symposium

April 3, 2016

For the 2016 Mitchell Symposium, the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy welcomed Staffan Josephsson, PhD, OT, and professor of occupational therapy at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Josephsson’s research has focused on activity in relation to creativity, involvement, and participation for people with chronic disabilities. His expertise in the narrative tradition … Continued