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Huelskamp Awarded 2019 Excellence in Applied Learning Award

Assistant Professor Wins Applied Learning Award

08/9/19 - School of Health and Applied Human Sciences Assistant Professor Amelia (Kit) Huelskamp has been awarded the 2019 Excellence in Applied Learning Award. More...

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University-Community Partnership Will Address Medicaid Transformation Plan

7/25/19 - The College of Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is pleased to announce that their Center for Healthy Communities has received grant funding from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation. This funding, totaling $583,000, will support rural health departments in navigating the state’s Medicaid transformation plan. More...

CHHS Mourns Death of Dr. Micah Scott

CHHS Mourns Death of Dr. Micah Scott

The College of Health and Human Services is saddened by the death of Dr. Micah Scott, PhD, FNP-BC, who died Thursday, July 11, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. She brought more than 30 years of nursing experience across specialties when she began in College of Health and Human Services’ School of Nursing as the family nurse practitioner program coordinator in August 2016.Her research interests included military and veterans care and families clinical simulation in nurse practitioner education. More...

Pre-Award Grant Specialist Chosen to be Applied Learning Fellow

Pre-Award Grant Specialist Chosen to be Applied Learning Fellow

In June, Pre-Award Grant Specialist Althea Lewis was chosen to be an Applied Learning Fellow through the Office of Applied Learning for the 2019-20 academic year. More...

School of Nursing Receives Accreditation from CCNE

School of Nursing Receives Accreditation from CCNE

In May, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) granted the School of Nursing accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing and Post-Graduate APRN Certificate programs for 10 years. Additionally, CCNE granted accreditation to the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program for five years. More...

School of Nursing Associate Professor Receives Grant to Improve Graduate Online Course

School of Nursing Associate Professor Receives Grant to Improve Graduate Online Course

School of Nursing Associate Professor Jeeyae Choi received $2,500 from Academic Partnerships for her research project titled “Enhancing Student Learning Efficiency in an Online Informatics Course Using Simulated Electronic Health Record.” More...

Upcoming events

Aug. 21

Classes Begin

Sept. 3 - Nov. 19 

Fast Track to Understanding Clinical Research

Sept. 5 - Oct. 25

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Sept. 6

Interprofessional Collaboration Kickoff
3-5 p.m.
McNeill 1051

Sept. 9

Nursing Career and Networking Fair
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
McNeill Hall, Room 1051

Sept. 9

Celebration of Life for Dr. Micah Scott
4-5 p.m.
Location TBA

 Sept. 13

Knowing What Works: Basics of Program Evaluation

Sept. 19

CHHS Convocation and Carnival

Sept. 28

CHHS Day at Miracle Field
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Oct. 2

Health Transformation Lecture Series: The Promise of Collective Impact with Robert Albright

Oct. 26

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

Dec. 14

Commencement

March 23-27, 2020

Health and Human Services Week


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