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Clare Harrop

Spectrum Names Dr. Clare Harrop a Top 40 Under 40 Rising Star for Autism Research

Spectrum, the leading source of news and expert opinion on autism research, has named Dr. Clare Harrop, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Sciences, as one of the top 40 Under 40 rising stars for autism research. Harrop is a member of the UNC Autism Center and an Investigator at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. She is affiliated with the Carolina … Continued

Khalilah Johnson (’16 PhD) Receives Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Equity Scholars for Action Award

Dr. Khalilah Johnson has received the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Equity Scholars for Action award. Johnson is an assistant professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy in the Department of Allied Health Sciences in the UNC School of Medicine.

Clare Harrop Receives 5-Year NIH Award to Study Sex-Specific Trajectories in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Clare Harrop, Assistant Professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, has received a 5-year, $3.28 million R01 award from the NIH (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development) to chart the impact of assigned sex at birth on developmental trajectories in young autistic children. The objective of the project is to characterize how deve … Continued

Hospitalizations for Pediatric Opioid Use Disorders: Exploring Racial Disparities among US regions

Exposure to prescription opioids in the pediatric population is an important public health concern. Opioid hospitalizations among US children and adolescents have doubled in the last decade. There is an urgent need to better characterize the opioid epidemic in all pediatric populations, across different racial groups and regions in the United States. However, research on pediatri … Continued

Nicole Short, PhD

UNC School of Medicine Departments of Allied Health Sciences and Neurology Announce Nicole Short, PhD, as the 2020-2021 Sleep Innovative Research Grant Recipient

 The Departments of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) Office of Research and Scholarship and Neurology have awarded Nicole Short, an assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, with its 2020-2021 Sleep Innovative Research (SIRG) grant.

Disparities in Health Care Access and Utilization of Children during Autism Insurance Reform

The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has increased rapidly in recent years. At the same time, comprehensive ASD insurance reform laws have been enacted through legislation or administrative mandates in most US states since 2006. Legislation targeted toward private insurance was designed to facilitate access to and coverage of integrated medical and behavioral health s … Continued

Clare Harrop

Asking the Right Questions

The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute interviewed Clare Harrop, an assistant professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences to find out what traits are most distinct in childhood? And how do those behaviors and characteristics impact children with autism?

Clare Harrop

Researching the impact of COVID-19 on families with autism

After receiving a TraCS $2K grant, Clare Harrop, Aaron Dallman and their team from the Office of Research and Scholarship began sending out surveys and conducting phone interviews with families to find out how they are doing.

Clare Harrop

Clare Harrop featured in Endeavors’ “Research UNCovered” story

Clare Harrop is an assistant professor and a fellow in the FPG Child Development Institute. She studies early developmental trajectories in children, particularly girls, with or at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders like autism.

John Buse, PhD

Advancing the research agenda at UNC-Chapel Hill

A newly-released video highlights three UNC researchers who show ground-breaking possibilities with TraCS support – drones that deliver life-saving equipment, mental health treatment based on brain wave therapy, and 3D-printed intravaginal rings to deliver therapeutics for women’s health. Watch on YouTube >