The Department of Health Sciences recognizes Allied Health Week each November as an opportunity to celebrate its students, faculty, staff and alumni and their impact on advancing the allied health professions and improving access to health care for all. Allied health practitioners make up approximately 60 percent of the health care workforce and include professions … Read more
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Hannah Siburt, AuD, PhD, has been named Director of the Department of Health Sciences AHEC Contract, effective August 1, 2023. Dr. Siburt joined the Department of Health Sciences in 2017 and has rapidly moved through the ranks serving as Assistant Professor, Audiology Clinical Education Coordinator, Audiology Program Coordinator, and currently Associate Professor and the Director … Read more
Adam Jacks, PhD, CCC-SLP, was named Associate Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Health Sciences, effective July 1, 2023. Dr. Jacks joined the Department of Health Sciences in 2009 as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, and he currently holds Associate Professor status. He serves as the Coordinator … Read more
Karen McCulloch, PT, PhD, was named Associate Chair for Faculty Affairs in the Department of Health Sciences, effective July 1, 2023. Dr. McCulloch is a Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy and Director of the Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program. She previously served on the School of Medicine APT Committee for promotion of faculty … Read more
Tara Moon, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM was announced as Director of the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) on July 1, 2023. Dr. Moon is a professor within the division and has been on faculty for more than 20 years. She assumes the role following the retirement of long-time Division Director Dr. Susan Beck.
Following a national search, Katie Hanlon, MMS, PA-C (’06) has been named Program Director of the Division of Physician Assistant Studies, housed within the Department of Health Sciences and UNC’s School of Medicine. Hanlon has been serving as Interim Program Director since December 2022.
In May, 100 Department of Health Sciences students graduated from the Divisions of Clinical Laboratory Science, Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Radiologic Science, and Speech and Hearing Sciences. The Division of Clinical Laboratory Sciences celebrated 23 graduates in a personal ceremony and reception at Wilson Library. Division Director and … Read more