Research & Innovation

Welcome to the College of Health Sciences (CHS) Research and Innovation Page.  This page showcase faculty efforts in research, extramural funding, and innovation that impacts health across the Sandhills region and beyond.  The page also serves as a "one-stop shop" for tools and resources to help CHS faculty successfully deliver grant funded research and programs. Check regularly for weekly announcements, professional development suggestions, and new opportunities to develop your research agendas and fund your service projects.

Showcase of Research and Grant Funded Projects 

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Kinesiology Faculty release article in NC Journal

Dr. Theresa Schlosser & Dr. Jessica Siegele in the Department of Kinesiology recently published "Class management: Promoting moderate to vigorous physical activity" in NC Journal.

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Kinesiology Faculty presents at Virtual Conference

Dr. Jessica Siegele, Dr. Leah Fiorentino, & Dr. Marian Wooten in the Department of Kinesiology presented "Centering the Native voice in indigenous research: A methodological review" at the International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education virtual conference in June 2021.

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Social Work Faculty presents at Conference

Dr. David Dran in the Department of Social Work presented "Teaching a Format for Critical Thinking and the obstacles to advocacy" at the Forty-First Annual International Conference on Critical Thinking.