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The Joint UNC-NCSU Rehabilitation Engineering Center Pilot Grant Program Makes First Two Awards
The Rehabilitation Engineering Center announces the awards of two pilot grants totaling $50K to facilitate collaboration between UNC and NCSU faculty for attaining larger grants, and to foster collaboration between undergraduate engineers at NCSU/UNC and Health Sciences students at UNC. These two grants will foster advancement of clinically relevant rehabilitation engineering research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Feb. 2
UNC study: Insecticide-treated bed nets reduce infant deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo
Giving insecticide-treated bed nets to nearly 18,000 mothers at prenatal clinics in the Democratic Republic of Congo prevented an estimated 414 infant deaths from malaria, a study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 3, 2009
Lecture: 'Drops of Life'
Michael Magee, M.D., who was once a resident at UNC and is now a renowned author, will be returning on Feb. 2 to give a lecture entitled, "Drops of Life."
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 28, 2010
First UNC Yoder Distinguished Professorship awarded to Karen Erickson
Karen Erickson, Ph.D., director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has been selected as the first David E. and Dolores J. (Dee) Yoder Distinguished Professor in Literacy and Disability Studies in the school’s allied health sciences department.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / February
Kinsella featured as 2019 Mitchell Symposium Scholar
The 2019 Mitchell Symposium featured Elizabeth “Anne” Kinsella, PhD, MAdEd, BsC(OT), an associate professor in the School of Occupational Therapy, and member of the Occupational Science and Health Professional Education Field in the Health & Rehabilitation Sciences graduate program at Western University in Ontario, Canada. Kinsella’s talk, titled “Embodiment and Human Occupation: Implications for Health and Social Care,” focused on how processes of embodiment and corporeal expression are manifest in clinical interactions.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Feb. 28
Master's of Clinical Laboratory Science Track Launches for Working Professionals
A new online master's degree program in clinical laboratory science designed for working professionals -- the first of its kind in North Carolina -- will prepare its graduates for service through education, research, and clinical laboratory administration. The program, housed in the Department of Allied Health Sciences' Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, will contribute to innovative solutions for better delivery of health care and address the statewide shortage of clinical laboratory professionals.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / August 29
Department of Allied Health Sciences Programs Receive Accreditation
The Department of Allied Health Sciences' Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling and the Division of Physical Therapy's Pediatric Residency Program announce recent accreditations.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / March 24
Remembering Division of Physical Therapy founding director Margaret Lee Moore
Dr. Margaret Lee Moore, a pioneer in the field of physical therapy, died June 15, 2016 at the age of 94. A Greensboro native, Moore was instrumental in establishing the Division of Physical Therapy at the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / June 23
HEELS Prep Transitions Online in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
HEELS Prep, an interdisciplinary program to support young adults with intellectual disabilities, moves online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / June 4
Boyd Appointed DAHS Associate Chair for Research
Brian Boyd, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, will lead the Department of Allied Health Science's Office of Research as associate chair for research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Feb. 2