The UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Health Sciences named Deborah Givens, PT, DPT, Ph.D., FAPTA, as the new Associate Chair for Faculty Affairs, effective August 1, 2022. Givens is a professor and the Division Director of Physical Therapy. She became division director in 2015 and previously led physical therapy programs at The Ohio State … Continued
The Department of Health Sciences is pleased to recognize the following observances and celebrations for the month of December: International Day of Persons with Disabilities December 3, 2022 The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division of Social Inclusion recognizes the International Day of Persons with Disabilities annually on December 3. The theme … Continued
The UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Health Sciences (DHS) hosted its 50th anniversary event on Friday, Nov. 4. The theme of the evening was recognition of the department’s past, celebration of present accomplishments, and looking ahead toward the future. The event was held at George Watts Hill Alumni Center and about 130 guests attended, … Continued
The UNC Department of Health Sciences is celebrating National Allied Health Week November 6-12, 2022. National Allied Health Week is an annual opportunity to dedicate a week to the allied health professionals who make a significant impact on our health care system. This National Allied Health Week is especially exciting as it is the Department … Continued
The Department of Health Sciences is pleased to recognize the following observances and celebrations for the month of November: National Allied Health Week November 6-12, 2022 Did you know that when combined, allied health professions comprise nearly 60 percent of the health professions workforce? This week will be in celebration of the Department of Health … Continued
Kristine Barnette is the Student Laboratory Manager in the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science and received her award in the Education category. Pamela Morrison is an Administrative Support Specialist for the department and received her award in the Service category. The two were recognized at the annual School of Medicine Staff Summit and were two … Continued
Dr. Johnson is an assistant professor within the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. The Hortense K. McClinton Outstanding Faculty Award honors a faculty or staff member, past or present, who has made outstanding contributions to the Carolina community. The award is given by UNC’s Black Alumni Reunion.
The Division of Physician Assistant Studies has been awarded two grants that will support the implementation of multiple DEI-related projects over the next two years, including an NCCPA STEP Up Grant to support URM Students and School of Medicine DEI Mini Grant for medical Spanish curriculum development.
Doctor of Audiology (AuD) students Sydney Stoter and Jenna Van Bosch were awarded Sertoma’s Communicative Disorders Scholarships. The awards are funded by the Sertoma Annual Fund and are given to high-performing graduate students pursing advanced degrees in audiology or speech-language pathology from institutions in the United States.