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News Archive

News Archive

Cole edits issue
Cole edits issue

Dr. Wes Cole recently guest edited a special issue of Brain Injury Professional on Best Practices in Concussion Management.

 

Callahan – Yoga/mTBI
Callahan – Yoga/mTBI

Christy Callahan presented on the effectiveness of online yoga and mindfulness interventions for those with mild traumatic brain injury at the North Dakota Brain Injury Network Virtual Concussion Symposium.

 

THRIVE Program
THRIVE Program

$12.5 million gift from the Avalon Network to establish the THRIVE Program in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Matthew Gfeller Center

 

Beisecker—DEI Award
Beisecker—DEI Award

Ling Beisecker was awarded the APA Division 47 Diversity Travel Award designed to support diverse membership in the Society and active participation in the APA Annual Convention.

 

Mihalik at SAPA 2022
Mihalik at SAPA 2022

Dr. Jason Mihalik and LTC (Ret.) Steve DeLellis co-presented at the recent Society for Army Physician Assistants (SAPA) meeting in Fayetteville, NC

 

Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Soc/Clin Research Assistant

The Matthew Gfeller Center is growing, and we're looking for a Social/Clinical Research Assistant (Journey level) to join the mission.

 

Case Manager
Case Manager

Our THRIVE Program is growing, and we're looking for a Case Manager/Social Work Practitioner to join the mission.

 

Powell wins award
Powell wins award

PhD trainee Jacob Powell named ACSM award winner for the most outstanding student research project being presented at the national ACSM meeting.

 

DeFreese on NPR
DeFreese on NPR

Dr. DeFreese joins NPR's All Things Considered to discuss why some pro athletes struggle to stay retired

 

NATA Hall of Fame
NATA Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz on his recent induction into the National Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame.

 

Cost of Battle
Cost of Battle

Diagnosing concussion has posed a special challenge in current military conflicts, as some symptoms and clinical findings are similar to acute stress reaction and other conditions...

 

Running Interference
Running Interference

Decades before he became UNC's chancellor, Gfeller Center co-director Kevin Guskiewicz strived to create the playbook for preventing and treating concussions — and changed the game forever.

 

Football Head Impacts
Football Head Impacts

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is teaming up with the National Football League to measure on-field head impacts using high-tech mouthguards.

 

Divide and Conquer
Divide and Conquer

Jason Mihalik and Johna Register-Mihalik — both exercise and sport science professors — have spent the past 17 years beautifully navigating the personal-professional divide at UNC-Chapel Hill.

 

Top 10 Scholar
Top 10 Scholar

Camryn Petit, 2020-21 Jenner Carey Bryan Research Fellow, recognized as 2021 UNC Top 10 Scholar-Athlete