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...
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...
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...
Kinesiology Lecturer, Baseball Expert Jeff Barto Talks America's Pastime
November 9, 2016
As baseball grows in popularity in the U.S. and abroad, so will the challenges for those in the industry. WalletHub.com asked a panel of sports experts, including baseball historian and UNC Charlotte Department of Kinesiology Lecturer Jeff Barto, to weigh in on those issues and share...
US Marine, Afghanistan Vet Wins Fellowship for Kinesiology Master's Program
October 20, 2016
A young man with crew-cut hair and a crisp red polo sits in Fretwell Café, contemplating the size and contours of his fist. This is the average size of a human heart, he explains, but Lance Armstrong’s is probably larger due to his intense athleticism. He says simply, “I just love the human heart...
New Program Provides Free Health Screenings to Hundreds of Seniors
October 12, 2016
Hundreds of Charlotte seniors will receive detailed screenings and critical health interventions through the Department of Kinesiology’s Health Risk Assessment Lab as part of a new program funded by the Sharon Towers Continuing Care Retirement Community.
A donation of more $150,000 from Sharon...
Sprained Ankle Could Pose Longer-Term Harms to Health
June 28, 2016
(U.S. News & World Report): Many Americans have suffered through an ankle break or sprain, but new research suggests these injuries might have a larger effect on health. UNC Charlotte Athletic Training Coordinator Tricia Hubbard-Turner spoke with U.S. News & World Report about why...