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Child & Adolescent Health Services Program News
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Dr. Michelle Hernandez In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, WRAL-TV recently featured UNC’s Dr. Michelle Hernandez—highlighting her work in underserved communities. At UNC Health, Hernandez is breaking down barriers as a pediatric allergist and immunologist. The Puerto Rican native calls the work her purpose. In regards to working in Lee... Read more » [...]
Bianca Allison, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, has been awarded a 2021 Changemakers in Family Planning grant by the Society of Family Planning Research Fund. The aim of the award is to provide dedicated support for awardees to develop their research skills and leadership in the field of family planning... Read more » [...]NRSA Fellow Bianca Allison’s Clinic-Based Quality Improvement Initiative Featured in the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
How can we increase screening for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia in Adolescents? Sheps Center’s National Research Service Award (NRSA) training fellow Bianca Allison, MD, MPH, along with UNC collaborators Elizabeth Walters, DNP, CPNP-PC, RN (School of Nursing), Benjamin Butler, MSN, RN, CPN (Primary Care Clinic), and Martha Perry, MD, (General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine). In... Read more » [...]
“Improving Youth Question-Asking and Provider Education during Pediatric Asthma Visits” will be published in the Patient Education and Counseling Journal. It was authored by Betsy Sleath, Delesha M. Carpenter, Scott A. Davis, Claire Hayes Watson, Charles Lee, Ceila E. Loughlin, Nacire Garcia, Daniel S. Reuland, and Gail Tudor. “The question prompt list and video intervention... Read more » [...]
The American Pharmacists Association has announced that Betsy Sleath, PhD is the recipient of the 2018 Research Achievement Award in the Pharmaceutical Sciences. The award recognizes and encourages outstanding, meritorious achievement in any of the pharmaceutical sciences. Dr. Sleath will receive the award in March in Nashville. [...]