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Students at nursing health fair

Health Fairs Help Nursing Students Take Skills from the Classroom to the Community
July 12, 2017

Community-based learning is an essential part of the scholastic experience at CHHS, and through a bi-annual community health fair hosted at local schools, students in the School of Nursing have been helping families across Charlotte for more than 20 years. Each semester, UNC Charlotte nursing...

Roger Suclupe

Social Work Professor Wins Accessibility Excellence Award
June 21, 2017

School of Social Work professor Roger Suclupe has received the 2017 Accessibility Excellence Award for Outstanding Faculty/Staff, presented by the UNC Charlotte Office of Disability Services. The award is presented in recognition staff or faculty with a strong commitment to accessibility and...

Juliana Marino

VIDEO: Time to "Take a Stand;" The Big Impact Sitting Too Much Can Have On Your Health
June 6, 2017

by: Amanda O’Hara "It's something you wouldn't think could have a big impact on your health....sitting. Many of us do it at home and at work, but experts say too much of it can be bad for your health and that's it's time to take a stand." UNC Charlotte Athletic Training Clincial...

Kari Revens

Through Service to Others, Public Health Doctoral Student Discovers the Leader Within
May 24, 2017

Once in a while, you run across one of those people who, like a drop of water in a pool, creates ripples that affect everyone they touch. Keri Revens is one of those people. Keri is one of several Charlotte graduate students and faculty who, collectively, contribute more than 60 hours each week...

Health Risk Asessment Program

VIDEO: CHHS Program Provides Health Risk Screenings to Hundreds
May 22, 2017

by: Amanda O'Hara Spectrum News On the campus of UNC Charlotte in North Carolina, a health risk assessment program is not only researching health patterns and a person's health risks, but providing health numbers to people within minutes. It's considered a hidden gem on the campus, but the...

Gina Wilson

VIDEO: Nursing Alumna Gina Wilson Helps Babies Breathe in Tanzania
May 18, 2017

Video courtesy UNC Charlotte Alumni Affairs

UNC Charlotte students in Nicaragua

A Spring Break to Remember in Nicaragua
May 4, 2017

A group of UNC Charlotte students took part in a spring break to write home about this year, but not for the reasons you might expect. The 30 students from degree programs across campus eschewed familiar vacation destinations to travel to Nicaragua on a volunteer medical mission...

Public health students

Public Health Sciences Students, Faculty Participate in Charlotte March for Science
April 27, 2017

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, faculty and graduate students from the Department of Public Health Sciences joined scientists and science advocates from numerous disciplines in Charlotte’s March for Science.  The Earth Day event, which drew over 1,000 participants, was part of the first ever...

Dean VanHart

49er Perspective: Respiratory Therapy Student Dean Van Hart
April 25, 2017

49er Perspective tells the story of the College of Health and Human Services through the eyes of students.  by: BSRT student Dean VanHart I have worked my way through life, and started my educational journey by working while taking classes, both full-time, to receive my Associates Degree in...

Standing Desk

Should You Take a Stand at Work? Kinesiology Experts Debate the Benefits of Standing Desks
April 19, 2017

Ernest Hemingway, Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill, Virginia Woolf, Vladimir Nabokov, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin—what do these highly successful figures have in common? They all used standing desks. In fact, you may be reading this while standing at your desk. Standing desks and...