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NIAID grant launches Kashuba's plan for HIV-prevention trials
Development of an AIDS vaccine is struggling. Topical treatments aimed at stopping HIV have made little progress. Angela Kashuba, PharmD, believes that antiretroviral drugs are the best hope for halting the spread of AIDS, especially in the developing world.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 4, 2010
UNC Physician Assistant Program welcomes second class of students at White Coat Ceremony
The UNC School of Medicine Physician Assistant Studies program welcomed its second class of students with a white coat ceremony on January 19, 2017, held in the Carolina Club’s Alumni Hall.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Jan. 26
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
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
Wilkins Aims to Fill Void in Rural Health Care; Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic
Emily Wilkins is a second-year Physician Assistant Studies student from Rutherfordton, North Carolina who returned to work in neighboring Hendersonville as a paramedic during the COVID-19 pandemic to serve our state.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / April 30
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