The Department of Health Sciences is pleased to recognize the following observances and celebrations for the month of September: Rosh Hashanah (Jewish) September 15-17, 2023 Rosh Hashanah is literally the “head of the year”, or Jewish New Year, celebrated with remembrance and judgement and auguring in the 10 days of reflection and atonement leading up … 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.
The Department of Health Sciences is excited to welcome new and returning students from each of our divisions and programs to campus for our annual New Student Orientation on August 17 and for the first day of classes on August 21. As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first group of Health Sciences students … Read more
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.
The Department of Health Sciences is pleased to recognize the following observances and celebrations for the months of June and July: LGBT Pride Month* June 1-30, 2023 LGBT Pride Month is a holiday observed typically in June, dedicated to the celebration and commemoration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) pride. It is celebrated annually … Read more
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
The Department of Health Sciences is pleased to recognize the following observances and celebrations for the month of May: Ridván (Bahá’í) April 21-May 2, 2023 Commemorating when Bahá’u’lláh proclaimed his mission as God’s messenger. Common traditions include reading excerpts recounting Bahá’u’lláh’s stay in the Garden of Ridván. On the first day, elections for the democratically … Read more