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Dawkins and Gitau SAMHSA Fellowship recipients

October 20, 2016 | In Awards, Students

Hats off to Chantel Dawkins and Emily Gitau, who have been selected for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration’s Minority (SAMHSA) Fellowship Program for Youth. The program provides funding to increase the amount of culturally aware mental health professionals who can deliver behavioral health services to diverse populations.

Being named a SAMHSA fellow is an honorable distinction for which recipients will likely be known throughout their career. We are so proud of Chantel and Emily!


Li Defends Dissertation

October 14, 2016 | In Education, Research, Students

Congratulations to Dr. Yin Li, who on Tuesday successfully defended her dissertation titled “Primary Care Nurses: Their Value in the U.S. Primary Care System.”

Yin confidently handled many difficult questions while demonstrating her depth of knowledge on her topic. One of her committee members described the timeliness of her dissertation is “impeccable,” given the ongoing changes in our health care system. Great job, Dr. Li!


Announcing the M. Vivian Baker Expendable Fund for Graduate Student Support

September 2, 2016 | In Alumni, Development, News, Research, Students

Before Nora Warshawsky earned her PhD from the UNCSON in 2011, she was a multi-tasking full-time graduate student who taught for four years in the classroom and clinic, served as graduate student representative to the University, pursued her own research, traveled to professional conferences and cultivated an off-campus network of like-minded colleagues.

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