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Research Finds Mandatory Mask Policies Reduce COVID-19 Deaths

   April 15, 2021

Researchers from the UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences found that early adoption of state-directed mandatory face mask policies was associated with a 10% reduced mortality risk ratio across all counties and a 5% reduced mortality risk ratio among urban counties.

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Athletic Training Program Advocates for Women Researchers In the Sciences

   March 24, 2021

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Social Work Alumna Tchernavia Montgomery Named Executive Director of Charlotte Non-Profit

   March 3, 2021

UNC Charlotte alumna Tchernavia Montgomery '08, '09 has been selected as the next Executive Director of local non-profit organization Care Ring.

Each year, Care Ring serves more than 7,000 Mecklenburg County residents through its program offerings:...

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Partnership to Support Free Telehealth Caregiver Program

   February 10, 2021

UNC Charlotte researchers will soon offer virtual programming focused on education and community-building for caregivers supporting people with chronic conditions and disability.

The Caregiver TLC: Thrive, Learn, Connect program, which was made possible through a grant of $265,000 from The ...

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Spectrum News: Nursing School Applications Increase Despite Pandemic

   February 5, 2021

by: Reuben Jones, Spectrum News

Kasey Carpenter, 19, is balancing a lot as a UNC Charlotte student.

She's a nursing student and a Certified Nursing Assistant at CaroMont Health. Despite the fatigue, Carpenter is all in as she readies to become a full-time nurse.

“With everything going on, I see how there's the burnout, and they...

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Professor Sonyia Richardson Named Statewide Social Worker of the Year

   February 2, 2021

UNC Charlotte professor Sonyia Richardson has been named the 2021 Social Worker of the Year by The National Association of Social Workers North Carolina Chapter (NASW-NC).

The NASW-NC Social Worker of the Year Award is an annual award...

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Alumna honored by the City of Charlotte for being an extension of Dr. King’s dream

   February 1, 2021

BY: KAM KING, ALUMNI COMMUNICATIONS

Tchernavia Montgomery '08, '09 has called Charlotte home for more than 20 years, and she couldn’t imagine living anywhere else with her husband William Harold Montgomery III ’03 and their three sons. Her adoration for the Queen City has also allowed her to give back to her community in a multitude of meaningful...

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Meet CHHS Dean Catrine Tudor-Locke

Meet CHHS Dean Catrine Tudor-Locke
   January 22, 2021
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New Academic Programs Respond to Job Market and Region’s Needs

   January 20, 2021

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is responding to the greater Charlotte region’s employment needs with three new graduate certificate programs that are relevant to the current and future job market.

“UNC Charlotte has a long history of being nimble in adapting to the evolving needs of our students and our community with relevant and future-oriented academic...

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Campus COVID-19 Effort Provides Valuable Experience for CHHS Students

   January 12, 2021

Throughout the fall semester, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students as well as postdoctoral fellows in a variety of academic programs went to work in campus labs that are testing wastewater samples for COVID-19 and as contact tracers undertaking essential public health activities. Not only have they contributed to the...

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