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Dana McCarty, DPT, Receives KL2 Grant from NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) to Study Physical Therapy for Preterm Infants

June 12, 2019

Dana McCarty, DPT and assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, has received a career-development award from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), in order to research parent-administered physical therapy and massage techniques among extremely preterm infants, or babies born at fewer than 28 weeks old. This grant will be an administrative supplement … Read more

Doctor of Physical Therapy Students and MS STEP UP Scholars Participate and Fundraise for Walk MS: Raleigh 2019

May 15, 2019

Walk MS: Raleigh 2019 connects a community of liked-minded individuals to fundraise to change the world for people who are affected by multiple sclerosis, a debilitating disease of the nervous system that can be difficult to treat. This year, several Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students fundraised and participated in the one-and-three mile walking route, … Read more

Angela and Marty Rosenberg ‘Step Up’ for Multiple Sclerosis Research at UNC-Chapel Hill

May 6, 2019

In fall 2005, Angela McCaffrey Rosenberg ‘88, and her husband, Marty, answered two life-changing telephone calls within the span of three hours. The first phone call announced the birth of their granddaughter, Parker; the second officially diagnosed Angela with multiple sclerosis, a debilitating, and difficult-to-treat neurological disease. “Everyone’s heard the phrase ‘I’ve got good news, … Read more

Karen McCulloch Receives Honor as Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association

March 29, 2019

Karen McCulloch, PT, PhD, FAPTA, and professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, will be honored as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) at the PT NEXT conference in June 2019. The award is the association’s highest honor. McCulloch is board certified and recognized as a national expert in neurologic physical … Read more

The Coastland Times Features Interdisciplinary Service Learning Trip to Tyrrell County

March 20, 2019

Students and faculty members from the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences and the Division of Physical Therapy traveled to Tyrrell County, North Carolina, for an interdisciplinary service learning trip over spring break. During the trip, students learned how people’s health is impacted by where they live and how to build a culture of health. Doctor … Read more

Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC) Transitions Physical Therapy Leadership

February 25, 2019

The Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC), a student-led organization that provides health services at no cost to local uninsured and underinsured populations, has selected its incoming cohort of student leaders from the Division of Physical Therapy. SHAC creates a unique interdisciplinary service-learning environment for students across health science programs at UNC-Chapel Hill. To achieve its … Read more