VIDEO: CHHS Program Provides Health Risk Screenings to Hundreds
May 22, 2017
by: Amanda O'Hara
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...
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...
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...
Senior Kinesiology Major Named Student Employee of the Year
April 13, 2017
Student Employee of the Year Stacey Myers plans to put her work experience with Recreational Services to use as a graduate assistant this fall.
A student in the Department of Kinesiology, Myers is scheduled to graduate in May, after which she will oversee personal fitness at the University of...
Student-Led Public Health Research Targets Mosquito Hotspots
April 11, 2017
As temperatures spike each spring, mosquitos start to swarm. They bring with them an increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases and a need to understand how to guard against these pesky – and at times –dangerous insects.
Researchers at UNC Charlotte and the Mecklenburg County...