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The Department of Allied Health Sciences has improved the quality and accessibility of health care for the people of North Carolina and beyond. Exemplary teaching, innovative research, and patient-centered clinical practice guide our programs, faculty, students, and alumni to produce leaders in the health professions. This work, scholarship, and clinical care enhances quality of life, provides improved patient outcomes, and transforms health care through research.

Your gift to the Department or affiliated Division creates sustainability within our programs and meets the increasing financial need of our students as they pursue our top-ranked programs with vigor and integrity.


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Allied Health Sciences Development Fund

Division of Clinical Laboratory Science
Clinical laboratory scientists are prepared with knowledge and skills to provide information and services needed for the diagnosis and treatment of disease, and for leadership positions on the health care team. Research, service, and sharing knowledge with other health care providers strengthens patient care. 

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Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
Rehabilitation counselors have the knowledge and expertise to serve citizens with disabilities, including developmental and psychiatric disabilities. Commitment to supporting dignity and worth for all and the rights of people with disabilities to live self-determined lives in inclusive communities of their choice is the core mission.

Division of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science
Tradition and innovation drives the education of occupational therapy and occupational science practitioners. The nationally and internationally recognized faculty lead multiple research, clinical, and service projects through dynamic collaborations.

Physician Assistant Studies
Tradition and innovation drives the education of occupational therapy and occupational science practitioners.The nationally and internationally recognized faculty lead multiple research, clinical, and service projects through dynamic collaborations.

Division of Physical Therapy
The interdependent model of research, education, and clinical services prepares leaders who will improve the quality of life of individuals in their communities.

Division of Radiologic Science
Imaging for medical diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of disease are what motivate students to study radiologic science. Graduates of these programs benefit from the school’s unique approach to learning which reflects the ever-changing nature of clinical practice and patient care.

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences
Evidence-based teaching, research, and service enhance communication and quality of life for individuals and families affected by disorders of speech, language, hearing, and balance.

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Should you have any questions or would like to discuss your support, please contact:

Leslie H. Nelson-Bernier
President, UNC Health Foundation
Associate Dean for Development, UNC School of Medicine

UNC Health Foundation
123 W. Franklin Street, Suite 510
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
P 919.966.5812 E

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