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Leah Mayo, Center for Healthy Communities Coordinator

Center for Healthy Communities Coordinator Elected Vice President of NCPHA

10/19 - Center for Healthy Communities Coordinator Leah Mayo was recently elected as vice president of the North Carolina Public Health Association (NCPHA). More...

CHHS to Launch Master of Healthcare Administration Degree Program in Fall 2020

CHHS to Launch Master of Healthcare Administration Degree Program in Fall 2020

CHHS will launch its newest degree program, Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), in the fall semester of 2020. More...

UNCW Hosts AI and Health Series to Promote Collaboration Around Healthcare Innovation in Education

UNCW Hosts AI & Health Series to Promote Collaboration Around Healthcare Innovation in Education

10/19 - CHHS, in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science, North Carolina Biotechnology Center and the Institute for Interdisciplinary Identity Sciences (I3S), held its first Artificial Intelligence & Health Seminar Series event on Sept. 23. More...

SHAHS to Host Halloween-Themed Parent’s Night Out Event

SHAHS to Host Halloween-Themed Parent’s Night Out Event

The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences’ Healthful Living and Fitness Education Program (HLFE) will host a Halloween-themed Parents Night Out event on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 5 – 9 p.m. in the UNCW Hanover Gymnasium. More...

Megan Bolden

UNCW Graduate Student Receives Prestigious Social Work Fellowship

10/19 - Megan Bolden ’20, who is pursuing a master’s degree in social work, has been selected for the Council on Social Work Education Minority Fellowship Award. This award grants her specialized training in mental health and/or substance abuse-related issues of racial/ethnic minority communities, a $6,500 stipend and additional support for professional development. More...

CHHS Faculty Recognized at Fall Faculty Meeting

CHHS Faculty Recognized at Fall Faculty Meeting

09/19 - At the Fall Faculty Meeting on September 12, 2019, three CHHS faculty were honored for their exemplary efforts. More... 

SON Lecturer and Students Team Up with Mission Ready to Recycle Expired Medical Supplies

SON Lecturer & Students Team Up with Mission Ready to Recycle Expired Medical Supplies

09/19 - Growing up in California in the 1960s, SON Lecturer Heidi Winslow learned the importance of recycling at an early age. In second grade, she got points for reusing the same brown bag back every day with a new lunch inside. It was the kind of early foundation that would carrying on with her into adulthood. More...

CHHS Dean to Receive Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award

CHHS Dean to Receive Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award

9/19 - On Nov. 15, 2019, CHHS Dean Charles Hardy will be honored at the Greater Wilmington Business Journal’s Health Care Heroes award ceremony with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Congratulations! More...

Business Major Lands Job After Completing Fast Track to Clinical Research Careers Program

Business Major Lands Job After Completing Fast Track to Clinical Research Careers Program

09/19 - In the spring semester of 2019, business major Laura Smith landed a job as contracts analyst for Global Business Operations at IQVIA, a human data science and contract research organization headquartered in Durham, N.C., after completing the Fast Track to Clinical Research Careers Program. More...

SHAHS Students Travel Abroad to Norway to Complete Practicum

SHAHS Students Travel Abroad to Norway to Complete Practicum

9/19 - Over the summer of 2019, Recreation Therapy faculty members, Candy Ashton and Angela Sardina, led a group of 11 students to Norway on a study abroad trip. More...

Upcoming events

Oct. 26

Cape Fear Heart Walk
9 a.m.
UNCW Almkuist-Nixon Building Lawn

Oct. 29

Coastal Community Resiliency Seminar Series: Hurricane Resistant Construction: Fact or Fiction?
6:30 p.m.
UNCW Center for Marine Science Auditorium

Nov. 4

Applying AI to Healthcare: From Patient-level Care to Population Health

Through Nov. 26

Fast Track to Understanding Clinical Research

Dec. 14

Commencement

March 23-27, 2020

Health and Human Services Week


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