Dana McCarty, DPT, Receives KL2 Grant from NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) to Study Physical Therapy for Preterm Infants

March 29, 2019

Dana McCarty, DPT and assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, has received a career-development award from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), in order to research parent-administered physical therapy and massage techniques among extremely preterm infants, or babies born at fewer than 28 weeks old. This grant will be an administrative supplement to … Continued

Karen McCulloch Receives Honor as Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association

March 29, 2019

Karen McCulloch, PT, PhD, FAPTA, and professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, will be honored as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) at the PT NEXT conference in June 2019. The award is the association’s highest honor. McCulloch is board certified and recognized as a national expert in neurologic physical … Continued

The Coastland Times Features Interdisciplinary Service Learning Trip to Tyrrell County

March 20, 2019

Students and faculty members from the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences and the Division of Physical Therapy traveled to Tyrrell County, North Carolina, for an interdisciplinary service learning trip over spring break. During the trip, students learned how people’s health is impacted by where they live and how to build a culture of health. Doctor … Continued

Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC) Transitions Physical Therapy Leadership

February 25, 2019

The Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC), a student-led organization that provides health services at no cost to local uninsured and underinsured populations, has selected its incoming cohort of student leaders from the Division of Physical Therapy. SHAC creates a unique interdisciplinary service-learning environment for students across health science programs at UNC-Chapel Hill. To achieve its … Continued

APTA: Faculty, Alumni, and PhD Poster Sessions and Presentations

January 18, 2019

Be sure to check out our faculty, alumni, and student work at CSM! We are proud of their work and appreciate your support. Name Title Details Deborah Givens DiMarco LA, Ramger B, Howell G, Serrani A, Givens DL, Rhon D, Cook CE Differences in Characteristics and Downstream Drug Use among Opioid Naïve and Prior Opioid … Continued

Student Physical Therapy Association Founds Diversity Committee

December 7, 2018

Fostering a diverse population of physical therapists starts here While enrollment of underrepresented students in physical therapy programs continues to rise in the United States, there is still a gap in the representation of socioeconomic and racial diversity among physical therapy practitioners that leads to challenges in building crucial relationships with patients. While students in … Continued

Third-Year Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Deanna Sipes Driven to Serve Children Abroad Who Face Disabilities

December 4, 2018

Deanna Sipes, a third-year student in the Division of Physical Therapy, integrates service into her life, and it’s a mission she hopes to continue when she earns her Doctor of Physical Therapy. “I think it’s very important within this profession,” Sipes said. “It’s a very giving profession.” Sipes’s family is from Venezuela, and she said … Continued