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Harrop Awarded NC TraCS Institute KL2 Grant
Clare Harrop, PhD, research assistant professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences’ Office of Research, has received a KL2 grant through the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS). She is the first recipient to represent the Department of Allied Health Sciences.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Oct. 18
Division of Physical Therapy holds 57th commencement ceremony
More than 30 students in the Division of Physical Therapy received their degrees on Saturday, Aug. 6.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Aug. 11
Football Position and Length of Play Affect Brain Impact
Results from a newly published UNC study co-authored by MD/PhD student Michael Clark showed that non-speed players with a history of recurrent concussion had lower white matter integrity and lower measure of activation during cognitive tasks.
Located in News / 2017 / October
Simple strategies used by parents lead to improvements in one-year-olds at risk for autism spectrum disorder
Parents using these strategies, known as Adapted Responsive Teaching (ART), reported significant improvements in their child’s sensory responsiveness, communication and socialization.
Located in News / 2015 / February
McLendon Clinical Laboratories Announce Clinical Laboratory Science Alumna Martha McGee as Director 
Martha McGee, a 1993 graduate of the Divison of Clinical Laboratory Science, has assumed leadership as director of McLendon Clinical Laboratories, the in-house laboratories for the UNC Medical Center and UNC Health Care. She began her work as director in February, following the retirement of Connie Bishop.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / April 18
Roush and McComish Awarded $1.3 Million to Prepare Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists to Serve Children with Hearing Loss and Developmental Disabilities
Jackson Roush, PhD, and Cara McComish, PhD, both faculty within the Department of Allied Health Science's Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, have received two federally funded training grants totaling $1.3 million. The four-year grants will prepare future audiologists and speech-language pathologists to work with children who have autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, in addition to hearing loss.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Oct. 25
Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars graduation recognizes Vicki Mercer and Adam Jacks
Vicki Mercer, PhD, and Adam Jacks, PhD, both professors in the department of allied health sciences, have completed the Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program, a two-year initiative led by the Carolina Center for Public Service.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Sept. 1
Shafer finds her voice in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences
Jenni Shafer, a PhD student in the Department of Allied Health's Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, hopes her newly discovered research passions will lower barriers in an often-overlooked and under-researched issue facing adults.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Sept. 28
Physician Assistant Studies student volunteers with Louisiana flooding survivors
Physician Assistant Studies student Alyse Moses-Lebron traveled to her home state of Louisiana during the month of August. Just days after returning home, she found herself volunteering at emergency shelters to help survivors of mass flooding.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Sept. 15
UNC Awarded $3.5 Million to Study HIV Transmission Prevention Among Newly Infected
A team of researchers from the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases has received a $3.5 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study HIV prevention methods among people with acute HIV infection (AHI).
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - July 31, 2009