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Interprofessional Collaboration

School of Nursing Conducts First-Ever Emergency Trauma Simulation

The UNCW School of Nursing conducted the first-ever emergency trauma simulation with 50 seniors in the Simulation Learning Center (SLC) located in McNeill Hall. More...

Implementation Science

SON Professor Heads Up Violence Prevention and Health Assessment Programs

Sarah Lawson, associate professor of the School of Nursing, is overseeing two important projects: a violence prevention program at D.C. Virgo Middle School and a community health assessment of New Hanover County. More...

Community Engagement / Impact

The Wilmington Miracle Field: From Vision to Reality

Associate Professor, Dan Johnson’s vision of a Miracle Field in Wilmington was one filled with conviction, passion and dedication. More...


Deputy Secretary to deliver Spring 2016 Commencement Address

Deputy Secretary for Health Services, Dr. Randall Williams will deliver the Spring 2016 commencement address for the College of Health and Human Services and the Watson College of Education on Friday, May 6, 5:30 p.m. in Trask Coliseum. More...

The 3rd Annual CHHS T-Shirt Walkabout Contest

Let’s continue to have CHHS pride over the summer months. The Office of the Dean will award $500 Professional Development money to the CHHS faculty or staff member who submits a photo of themselves in their CHHS T-shirt in the “coolest” location. More...

CHHS Dean Says Thank You to Alumni Who Gave in Give More In 24 Challenge

“I would like to say thank you to all CHHS alumni who gave to the College of Health and Human Services and/or its three professional schools in Tuesday’s Give More in 24 challenge! Your contributions will be used to enhance the CHHS student learning experience. More...

School of Nursing Associate Professor Inducted into Prestigious National Academy of Practice

On Sunday, April 9, Nancy Ahern, associate professor in the School of Nursing, was inducted into National Academy of Practice (NAP) as a “Distinguished Scholar & Fellow.” More...

On top of the emotional benefits, the Miracle League offers physical benefits, too. Those with disabilities can’t just drive themselves to the gym or go for a run outside, DeBiasi pointed out.

Because they don’t have as many opportunities to exercise, Bell added, the Miracle League allows them to “increase their overall health and wellness, because they’re incorporating more movement into their daily lives.” More...

Fall Risk & Prevention Program: April 2 – Aug. 1
(Opportunity to participate in a UNCW research project)For more information or to make your initial appointment, contact Donna DePompeis at 910.962.3317 or


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