Dr. Jeff Barto pUblishes article for SABR


SABR publishes Dr. Barto’s article on Rick Monday’s home run to sink the Expos only postseason appearance.

Dr. Kim Clark, Program Director of our Respiratory Therapy & Respiratory Care Programs has been asked to serve on the Respiratory Care Interest Group for the America College of Chest Physicians. During her 2 year appointment she will be responsible for mentoring and sharing experiences that impact respiratory care. This service appointment is a huge honor and reflects Dr. Clark’s reputation nationally in the field. We are proud that our RT and RC students at Charlotte are getting instruction and career mentoring for the best leaders in the field.


UNC Charlotte athletic trainer Adam Jordan uses close relationships and clinical skill to keep players healthy. Campus is quiet and the sun is just beginning to glimmer across the windows of Halton Arena as Adam Jordan flicks on the lights of his basement office. The head athletic trainer for the Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team […]

You don’t know how you’ll respond in an emergency until you face one. Across UNC Charlotte’s campus, hundreds of students in health-related majors study to become professionals trained to step in at those critical moments. Over the spring semester, two exercise science students were called on to do just that. Listening to the stories of […]

UNC Charlotte’s Devin Clegg sees a strong linkage between his selection for a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and lessons he learned when conducting research and playing football with the Charlotte 49ers. Clegg, who completed his bachelor’s degree in exercise science at UNC Charlotte in 2016, is pursuing a master’s degree in biology […]

UNC Charlotte exercise science alumnus Devin Clegg has received a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (GRFP). Clegg, who is currently pursuing a master’s degree in biology at UNC Charlotte, will receive three years of financial support over a five-year fellowship period ($34,000 annual stipend and $12,000 cost-of-education allowance to the graduate […]

In celebration of Public Health Week, UNC Charlotte and Tresata today announced a far reaching new partnership designed to make Charlotte, NC one of the healthiest cities in the world by 2025. This goal will be met using advanced data analytics, empowering the local community with actionable knowledge, and advancing health entrepreneurship in Charlotte. Through […]

Because of the findings and subsequent news coverage regarding concussions and brain damage in football, we have all become aware that playing the game may involve more than living with painful injuries – it may involve incurring other life-threatening health problems that develop in later life. But head injuries are not the only serious risk […]

September 30, 1930 – February 5, 2018 Dr. Harvey Murphy spent 31 years at UNC Charlotte and helped guide its growth including serving as interim men’s basketball coach from 1965 to 1970, and athletic director from 1965 to 1972. He was a catalyst for the beginning of the hugely successful intramural program, the University’s move […]

In the following op-ed published by the Charlotte Observer, CHHS Dean Nancy Fey-Yensan and Liz Winer of the Winer Family Foundation reflect on the need for Charlotte to come together to address early childhood trauma. “We’ve done enough planning, it’s time to act.” It was a simple enough message from Vi Lyles, speaking less than […]

What if you could lower your blood pressure simply by squeezing your hand? It may sound too good to be true, but a UNC Charlotte research team is producing some very promising results with isometric exercise – flexing muscles without moving a joint. “Hypertension is a large problem, contributing to over 1,000 deaths per day […]

by: Steve Crump, WBTV It was a dramatic moment as time seemed to stand still on the Carolina Panthers’ home field. Fans were shocked and worried that star linebacker Luke Kuechly suffered another possible concussion during the second quarter of a tough loss against the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night. Head coach Ron Rivera recalls the […]

UNC Charlotte kinesiology professor Lanny Inabnit has been named top educator in the state for 2017 by the North Carolina Society for Respiratory Care (NCSRC). Inabnit is the recipient of NCSRC Gail Gane Educator of the Year Award, which honors an individual who has made significant contributions to and exemplified outstanding service and leadership in […]

Rest and recovery are key, but injuries shouldn’t turn you into a couch potato. Kinesiology professor Abbey Thomas talks rehabilitation with The New York Times in this article on sports injuries and arthritis in joints. READ MORE