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PA Program Faculty and four incoming students at annual Veterans Day event at N.C. Memorial Hospital. Photo by Brian Strickland.

November 11, 2015

Veterans and future physician assistant students honored at Veteran...

UNC Medical Center's annual Veterans Day event honored veterans and celebrated the new UNC Physician Assistant (PA) Program. Nine of 20 incoming PA program students are veterans, and four of those students -- veterans with more than five decades of combined experience serving their country -- were in attendance.

Education, Veterans

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Dr. Bill Roper

October 6, 2015

Helping Veterans, Sending Care Across North Carolina

On September 24, individuals and leaders gathered to celebrate the new UNC Physician Assistant Program, which is set to launch on January 4, 2016, with its first class of 20 students. The program will provide educational and career development opportunities for nontraditional students, including veterans with medical experience, while reducing North Carolina's health-care workforce shortage in underserved areas.

Community

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Playing face-to-face

February 3, 2015

Simple strategies used by parents lead to improvements in one-year-...

Parents using these strategies, known as Adapted Responsive Teaching (ART), reported significant improvements in their child’s sensory responsiveness, communication and socialization.

Autism, Children's Health, Pediatric Medicine, Research

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Illustration of a child and parents looking through a window.

January 13, 2014

UNC to launch unprecedented collaboration to improve services for y...

Multiple programs at UNC to utilize $900,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Autism, Collaboration

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A young child stacks blocks while a adult male observes him.

July 16, 2013

Study: Young children with autism benefit regardless of high-qualit...

Researchers at the University of North Carolina School at Chapel Hill have found that preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who receive high-quality early intervention benefit developmentally regardless of the treatment model used.

Autism, Research, Studies

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Illustration of a person handing over a questionnaire

July 13, 2012

Questionnaire completed by parents may help identify 1-year-olds at...

The First Year Inventory, a 10-minute questionnaire filled out by parents after a child’s first birthday, shows promise in identifying children who are later diagnosed with autism or other developmental problems.

Autism, Studies, Treatment

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