Interdisciplinary Team from Department of Allied Health Sciences Fosters Dialogue About the IPE Geriatrics Experience

March 5, 2019

Department of Allied Health Sciences faculty participated in a conversation focusing on interdisciplinary work and the geriatric experience. Susan Coppola, MS, OT/L, OTD, FAOTA, with the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy; Carol Giuliani, PT, PhD, FAPTA, with the Division of Physical therapy; and Sharon Williams, PhD, with the Division of Speech and Hearing … Continued

Elizabeth “Anne” Kinsella, PhD, MAdEd, BSc(OT), Featured as 2019 Mitchell Symposium Scholar

February 22, 2019

The 2019 Mitchell Symposium featured Elizabeth “Anne” Kinsella, PhD, MAdEd, BsC(OT), an associate professor in the School of Occupational Therapy, and member of the Occupational Science and Health Professional Education Field in the Health & Rehabilitation Sciences graduate program at Western University in Ontario, Canada. Kinsella’s talk, titled “Embodiment and Human Occupation: Implications for Health and Social Care,” focused on how processes of … Continued

Sue Coppola, MS, OT/L, OTD, FAOTA, Talks About Death and Dying with David Neumann and Advanced Beginner Group

January 22, 2019

Sue Coppola, MS, OT/L, OTD, FAOTA, a faculty member with the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, spoke with David Neumann of Advanced Beginner Group in advance of its multidisciplinary dance-based performance I Understand Everything Better at the end of January 2019. Neumann, who visited the UNC-Chapel Hill campus as part of his performance at CURRENT … Continued

UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health receives $2.4-million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

January 4, 2019

The UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health has been awarded a $2.4-million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The project will address homelessness and provide comprehensive behavioral health care and other services for individuals living with serious mental illnesses who are experiencing or who are at risk for … Continued

Second-Year Occupational Therapy Student Kendyl Cole Specializes in Neurological Disorders through LEND Program

December 7, 2018

Second-year occupational therapy student Kendyl Cole discovered her passion for the profession and for working with people with neurological disorders through a family friend whose experiences with autism spectrum disorder changed Cole’s worldview and led her to a profession rooted in serving others. “He was the first person I met who had autism,” Cole explained. … Continued

Clare Harrop, PhD, Named First-Ever Department of Allied Health Sciences NC TraCS Institute KL2 Grant Recipient

October 12, 2018

Clare Harrop, PhD, research assistant professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences’ Office of Research, has received a KL2 grant through the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS). She is the first recipient to represent the Department of Allied Health Sciences. The K grant is funded through UNC’s NIH Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program and will … Continued

Antoine Bailliard Graduates with Class VI of Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars

August 27, 2018

Antoine Bailliard, PhD, OTR/L and assistant professor with the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, has graduated from the two-year Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program, offered by the Carolina Center for Public Service. The program brings together faculty from multiple disciplines for a two-year experiential, competency-based curriculum designed to advance engaged scholarship. Bailliard is … Continued