"Conversations of the Heart" Symposium to Address Organ Donation Shortages
February 9, 2017
The demand for organ transplants in the United States continues to outpace the supply by a ratio of five-to-one. Sadly, on the day you read this release, 21 people will die as a result of the organ shortage.
On February 14th, representatives of the Charlotte Eye Bank, the Organ...
Dr. Jane Neese Promoted to Senior Associate Dean
February 8, 2017
The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce that Dr. Jane Neese, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, has been promoted to Senior Associate Dean for the College.
In her expanded role, Neese, who has served as an associate dean since 2002, will continue to...
Dean's Duo: Neese Promoted, Generous Gift from Former Professor
January 29, 2017
The Dean’s Duo is a brief, regular pairing of news or activities that Dr. Nancy Fey-Yensan, Dean of the College of Health and Human Services, wants to share with students, faculty and friends of the College.
1) I could not be more pleased to announce that the College has received a very...
CHHS Alum to Lead Nation's 7th Largest Health District
January 19, 2017
Colleen Bridger, who holds a Master's in Public Health and a Ph.D. in Health Services Research from UNC Charlotte, has been named director of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District. Bridger previously worked as director of the Orange County, North Carolina health department. ...
Symposium Tackles Key Issues in Military Health
January 10, 2017
The UNC Charlotte Academy for Veteran and Military Health this fall led a symposium and research roundtable that brought together scholars and practitioners focused on addressing major questions in military health.
The event was held as the College of Health and Human Services prepares for its...
Donation Boosts CHHS Health Outreach at Charlotte Community Center
December 21, 2016
The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is elevating ongoing efforts to address health disparities in the area following a $44,000 donation from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. The donation will fund an on-site graduate assistant, health risk screenings, and exercise...
CHHS Names Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
December 5, 2016
The College of Health and Human Services has named Dr. Susan Sell the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies.
Sell’s tenure follows a one-year stint as Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences. In her new position, Sell will work to increase research and student funding...