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...
CHHS Researchers to Study Needs of Charlotte Area Seniors
November 21, 2016
Charlotte and Mecklenburg County will soon have a better understanding of the needs of older adults in the area following “Meck50+”, a study led by UNC Charlotte and funded by the Southminster continuing care retirement community.
Unprecedented demographic changes including the retirement of the...
VIDEO: Exponential - The Power of Outreach
November 10, 2016
Social work professor Lori Thomas knows that the mission of North Carolina's urban research university involves deep engagement in the off-campus community, as well as in the classroom.
COPD Symposium Draws More Than 200
November 9, 2016
More than 200 healthcare providers from across the region involved in the care of COPD patients attended the 2016 Carolinas COPD Symposium at UNC Charlotte, which was hosted for the fourth consecutive year by the Department of Public Health Sciences.
The symposium provided an opportunity for...
US Marine, Afghanistan Vet Wins Fellowship for Kinesiology Master's Program
October 20, 2016
A young man with crew-cut hair and a crisp red polo sits in Fretwell Café, contemplating the size and contours of his fist. This is the average size of a human heart, he explains, but Lance Armstrong’s is probably larger due to his intense athleticism. He says simply, “I just love the human heart...
School of Nursing Named National Center for Excellence in Nursing Education
October 13, 2016
The National League of Nurses has selected the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing as a 2016 Center of Excellence in Nursing Education.
The School of Nursing received the designation for creating environments that enhance student learning and professional development. The NLN Center of Excellence (...
New Program Provides Free Health Screenings to Hundreds of Seniors
October 12, 2016
Hundreds of Charlotte seniors will receive detailed screenings and critical health interventions through the Department of Kinesiology’s Health Risk Assessment Lab as part of a new program funded by the Sharon Towers Continuing Care Retirement Community.
A donation of more $150,000 from Sharon...