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Division of Physical Therapy Celebrates 59th Annual Commencement Ceremony

August 6, 2018

Division of Physical Therapy graduates received their degrees at its annual commencement ceremony, held at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, on Saturday, August 4. The ceremony recognized 30 members of the class of 2018 and three physical therapists who completed requirements for the Doctor of Physical Therapy. Additionally, three physical therapists … Read more

Physician Assistant Studies Students Serve Rural Community in Virginia Through Remote Area Medical Program

July 31, 2018

In late July 2018, first and second-year Physician Assistant Studies students, and two faculty mentors, provided health care in rural Wise, Virginia, through the Remote Area Medical (RAM) program, a nonprofit provider of mobile medical clinics. The RAM program delivers free dental, vision, and medical care to underserved and uninsured populations. Sixteen PA students joined other … Read more

Hooper Co-Host of Your Health Radio: The Ways Health Care Can Let Women Down

July 16, 2018

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Stephen Hooper welcome Maya Dusenbery—author of the new book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick—about the ways health care can let women down. You can catch the episode on: WCHL 97.9 FM Saturday, July … Read more

2018 Diversity Award Recipients Honors Deanna Sipes

June 22, 2018

Third-year Division of Physical Therapy student Deanna Sipes and Diversity and Inclusion committee member, received a University Diversity Award. She is also the founder of the UNC Student Physical Therapy Association Diversity and Inclusion Committee. The University Diversity Awards reception is an opportunity to recognize individuals or organizations across six categories for exemplary service or scholarship … Read more

Difference Matters: January 2018

January 19, 2018

In January 2018, Difference Matters focused on academic-related challenges, financial, strains, and interpersonal conflicts. Shamni Uthayasoorian and Kiarra Hill, with the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling and the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences respectively, spoke about these issues and how they effect international students. Ultimately, students left with a better understanding … Read more

Physician Assistant Studies Celebrates Inaugural Commencement Ceremony

December 16, 2017

The Physician Assistant Studies program recognized its 20 graduates, including nine veterans, with a commencement ceremony held at the Medical Biomolecular Research Building (MBRB) in late December. The program, which welcomed its first class of students in January 2016, is a result of a public-private partnership that includes support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of … Read more