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...
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...