Research enterprise strengthened at CAHS

The College of Allied Health Science is strengthening its focus on research through the development of a new Office of Research webpage and newsletter, as well as improving existing research lab websites. Under the direction of Dr. Heather Harris-Wright, the associate dean of research for the College, the research website underwent a face lift to …

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CAHS Awards 2014-2015 Scholarship Students

The College of Allied Health Sciences and Dean Stephen Thomas were happy to award eight CAHS scholarships to deserving students enrolled in our College. Marianne Gross, daughter of Peter and Ann Gross of Charlotte, N.C., received the State Employees Combined Campaign Scholarship. The scholarship is funded through the contributions of state employees and is awarded …

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Perry and Kollara-Sunil research unique clinical population through Cleft Palate Foundation grant

Dr. Jamie Perry, assistant professor, and Lakshmi Kollara-Sunil, a second year doctoral student,  both in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, have a newly funded grant from the Cleft Palate Foundation. In their work, they are using dynamic magnetic resonance imaging during speech to examine the musculature in a unique clinical population – 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. This …

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Department of Addictions & Rehabilitation Studies continues to aid military personnel and families

The College of Allied Health Science is adding a fourth certificate to the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies with the new certificate in military and trauma counseling (MTC) program. The program will prepare graduate students enrolled in counselor education programs to work effectively with the psychosocial and mental health needs of military personnel, veterans, …

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