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Juliana Marino

VIDEO: Time to "Take a Stand;" The Big Impact Sitting Too Much Can Have On Your Health

June 6, 2017

by: Amanda O’Hara "It's something you wouldn't think could have a big impact on your health....sitting. Many of us do it at home and at work, but experts say too much of it can be bad for your health and that's it's time to take a stand." UNC Charlotte Athletic Training Clincial Coordinator...

Health Risk Asessment Program

VIDEO: CHHS Program Provides Health Risk Screenings to Hundreds

May 22, 2017

by: Amanda O'Hara Spectrum News On the campus of UNC Charlotte in North Carolina, a health risk assessment program is not only researching health patterns and a person's health risks, but providing health numbers to people within minutes. It's considered a hidden gem on the campus, but the...

UNC Charlotte students in Nicaragua

A Spring Break to Remember in Nicaragua

May 4, 2017

A group of UNC Charlotte students took part in a spring break to write home about this year, but not for the reasons you might expect. The group, hailing from pre-health, pre-business, international studies and English as a second language programs, joined collegians from across the...

Dean VanHart

49er Perspective: Respiratory Therapy Student Dean Van Hart

April 25, 2017

49er Perspective tells the story of the College of Health and Human Services through the eyes of our students.  by: BSRT student Dean VanHart I have worked my way through life, and started my educational journey by working while taking classes, both full-time, to receive my Associates Degree...

Standing Desk

Should You Take a Stand at Work? Kinesiology Experts Debate the Benefits of Standing Desks

April 19, 2017

Ernest Hemingway, Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill, Virginia Woolf, Vladimir Nabokov, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin—what do these highly successful figures have in common? They all used standing desks. In fact, you may be reading this while standing at your desk. Standing desks and...

Stacey Myers

Senior Kinesiology Major Named Student Employee of the Year

April 13, 2017

Student Employee of the Year Stacey Myers plans to put her work experience with Recreational Services to use as a graduate assistant this fall. A student in the Department of Kinesiology, Myers is scheduled to graduate in May, after which she will oversee personal fitness at the...

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Dr. Jane Neese Promoted to Senior Associate Dean

February 8, 2017

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce that Dr. Jane Neese, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, has been promoted to Senior Associate Dean for the College. In her expanded role, Neese, who has served as an associate dean since 2002, will continue to...

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Donation Boosts CHHS Health Outreach at Charlotte Community Center

December 21, 2016

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is elevating ongoing efforts to address health disparities in the area following a $44,000 donation from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. The donation will fund an on-site graduate assistant, health risk screenings, and exercise...

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CHHS Names Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

December 6, 2016

The College of Health and Human Services has named Dr. Susan Sell the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. Sell’s tenure follows a one-year stint as Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences. In her new position, Sell will work to increase research and student funding...

Bret Wood

VIDEO: Athletic Training Coordinator Bret Wood Talks Concussions in Wake of Kuechly Injury

November 23, 2016

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera confirmed Friday afternoon that star linebacker Luke Kuechly is under concussion protocol.  Most of the country watched Thursday night as one of the NFL's brightest stars was carted off the field, having trouble breathing and crying. Bret Wood, UNC...