About CHHS
School of Health and Applied Human Sciences
School of Nursing
School of Social Work
Community Engagement
Center for Healthy Communities
Center for Center for Clinical Research Workforce Development (FuseCR)

CHHS NewsFacebook iconTwitter iconInstagram icon

Stacey Kolomer, Social Work Director

Social Work Director Appointed to NC Marriage and Family Therapy Licensing Board

School of Social Work Director Stacey Kolomer was recently appointed to the NC Marriage and Family Therapy Licensing Board (NCMFTLB). More...

April Bice, School of Nursing professor

SON Assistant Professor Develops FACES Faculty Support Program

The pressure to succeed at a university can be overwhelming—and not just for the students. That is why Assistant Professor April Bice from the School of Nursing developed FACES, a peer support program for tenure-track faculty at UNCW. More...

Centro Hispano

Centro Hispano Enhances Community Outreach in Pender County

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Centro Hispano’s Edelmira Segovia and Cristóbal Montero immediately reached out to those in flooded mobile home communities in Pender County, where many Hispanic and/or Spanish-speaking residents live. More...

UNCW Receives $10 Million Gift, Largest in University History, to Establish New School

UNCW Receives $10 Million Gift, Largest in University History, to Establish New School

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has received a $10 million gift commitment from alumnus David Congdon ’78, and his wife, Helen. This represents the largest outright gift commitment in university history; with it, UNCW will establish the “David S. Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics and Information Systems,” supporting these programs within the Cameron School of Business. The Computer Information Systems Building will also be rededicated as David S. Congdon Hall. More...

Nursing professor simulates patient-doctor scenario

OnlineMasters.com Names Top Master's in Clinical Research Programs for 2019

OnlineMasters.com, an industry-leading educational research organization, announces the release of their Best Online Master's in Clinical Research Programs for 2019. They have identified the top programs in the nation that are the best in the areas of curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes. More...

Beth Gazza

Nursing Associate Professor Inducted in Prestigious National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education

On Sept. 14, School of Nursing Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Master of Nursing Science Nurse Educator Program, Elizabeth Gazza (Ph.D., RN, LCCE, FACCE) was inducted in the National League for Nursing (NLN) Academy of Nursing Education (ANEF). More...

Justine Reel

CHHS Associate Dean of Research & Innovation Wins Wilma Women to Watch Education Category

On Oct. 12, Associate Dean of Research & Innovation Justine Reel won the Education Category at Wilma’s Women to Watch Awards event that was held at the Hotel Ballast downtown Wilmington. Reel was among six others who won in the categories of Arts, Business, Healthcare, Nonprofit, Public Service and Rising Star, which focuses on women under 30 years of age. More...

Brittany Outlaw

Nursing Alumna Prepared to Treat Patients During Storm 

Just days after Hurricane Florence trudged through North Carolina, Brittany Mobley Outlaw ’07, ‘10M sent an email to Nancy Grant, her former School of Nursing professor in College of Health and Human Services at UNC Wilmington. It read, “Just know you trained me well! I am running a field hospital in Duplin. I have had a code STEMI that I gave tPA to and saved his life and now a SBO that I just airlifted to Greenville.” More...

CAATE logo

Athletic Training Program Receives CAATE Reaccreditation

On July 11, the CHHS Athletic Training Program received word from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) that the program had been reaccredited. More...

Upcoming events

Feb. 25

Fast Track to Clinical Research Careers: Professional Certificate in Clinical Research Foundations

To register, go to http://bit.ly/RegFastTrack

April 1, 2019

Research and Innovation Day

April 1-5, 2019

Health and Human Services Week

April 6, 2019

Psychiatric Nursing Care in Medical Settings

Strategic Plan Booklet

Veterans Hall Groundbreaking Video

It's all about the Passion: A message from Dean Hardy