Electronic Devices May Hamper Teens’ Sleep
February 13, 2015
If you’ve walked into a darkened room recently, you may well have been greeted by the illuminated face of a friend or colleague staring intently into the warm glow of a computer screen. In all likelihood, you are yourself doing the same at this very moment. Digital devices have become intimately...
CHHS Receives $160,000 in Scholarship Funding
February 11, 2015
CHHS today learned the Lettie Pate White Foundation will provide the college a generous grant which will directly benefit students in the nursing and allied health professions.
The foundation, which provides funding for female students with demonstrated financial need, pledged $160,000 to CHHS...
Inaugural Panel on Mecklenburg County Minority Health Disparities to Meet
February 10, 2015
North Carolina ranked 37th in a recent state-by-state assessment of the nation’s health. While public health solutions are very rarely defined by a single action or small series of actions, efforts to address the needs of vulnerable and underserved populations will play an important role in...
Veterans' Health Panel Appears On WFAE Ahead of Upcoming Conference
February 19, 2015
A panel of veterans' healthcare experts appeared on WFAE's "Charlotte Talks" this week, offering a primer to a much anticipated conference on the subject set for next week at UNC Charlotte.
Former Deputy Surgeon General Marianne Mathewson-Chapman, the keynote speaker for the event...
Dr. Michael Turner to Direct Healthy Aging Research Academy (HARA)
December 3, 2014
The College of Health and Human Services is proud to announce that Dr. Michael Turner, Associate Professor of Kinesiology, will be taking on the role as Director of the Healthy Aging Research Academy (HARA). Dr. Turner is not only a natural fit for this position because his research focuses on the...
Newly-formed School of Social Work Draws National Accolades for Program
November 21, 2014
UNC Charlotte’s Social Work program has swiftly grown from its origins as a concentration unit within the Department of Sociology and Anthropology into a stand-alone program that is now drawing national recognition. The program first began in the 1970s, eventually growing into a Council on...