Connie Mele ’84 Named 6th Distinguished Nursing Alumni
March 16, 2017
Connie Mele, MSN, RN, ‘84 has been named UNC Charlotte’s 6th Distinguished Nursing Alumna by the School of Nursing alumni chapter. The Distinguished Nursing Alumni award is bestowed upon an alumni that has made outstanding contributions to the School of Nursing or been recognized for exceptional...
Brandon Endowment to Expand UNC Charlotte Health Policy Research Capabilities
March 6, 2017
UNC Charlotte professor emeritus Bill Brandon and his wife, Pam Fawcett-Brandon, have made a significant contribution in support of the College of Health and Human Services’ (CHHS) health policy agenda through the creation of the Pam-Fawcett-Brandon and William P. Brandon Endowment.
"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...