PHS Doctoral Student Addresses Health Disparities in Cabarrus County
August 8, 2016
Public health Ph.D. student Corliss Solomon is working with health policymakers in Cabarrus County to ensure programs intended to help underserved communities are operating effectively. ChangeLab Solutions recently wrote about her efforts to alleviate health disparities and connect research and...
Why Spirituality Matters in Social Work
August 4, 2016
UNC Charlotte scholar’s new book seeks to integrate spirituality, religion into practice
Questions like “Why am I here” and “What is the meaning of life” are essential inquiries in many people’s lives. The intimacy and importance of such topics often leads their discussion to be limited to a...
Nursing Program Offers New Path to Bachelor's Degree
July 25, 2016
A new program from the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing will allow top students at local institutions of higher education to transition seamlessly from earning an associate’s degree to starting a bachelor’s.
The early entry option paves the way for nursing students at affiliated schools to...
Future Nursing Student, Native of the Philippines, Adapts and Thrives
June 1, 2016
Republished with permission of The Dispatch
by: Sheila Killebrew
Photo: Sarah Louya
Even though East Davidson High School senior Jea Garcia never met Mary Pope Osborne or Barbara Park, she can thank in part the authors of the "Magic Tree House" and the Junie B. Jones series, respectively,...
UNC Charlotte Program Addresses Need for Latino Mental Health Services
May 25, 2016
An unfolding partnership between an interdisciplinary team at UNC Charlotte and the Camino Community Center is helping to address the mental health needs of Charlotte’s Latino community.
Faculty from the Colleges of Education, Health and Human Services, and Liberal Arts & Sciences collaborated...
Inaugural Conference to "Pump Up the Volume" on Teen Media Literacy
May 16, 2016
Media literacy advocacy group I AM not the MEdia is partnering with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s College of Health and Human Services and Shaping the Message Research Initiative to host the first inaugural Teen Media Literacy Conference in Charlotte, NC.
The theme for the...
CHHS Names New Chair of Department of Public Health Sciences
May 4, 2016
The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services has selected Dr. Lyndie Forthofer as the new chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences.
A veteran public health researcher, Forthofer most recently served as Director of the Division of Epidemiology at the Arnold School of Public...