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
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