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Health Sciences

Health Sciences Places High Priority on Undergraduate Research

Written By: Drexler James | November 15, 2018
The Department of Health Sciences works tirelessly to ensure that its 4,000 undergraduate students are actively engaged in their education at UCF. “We are really...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF Student to Receive $5000 Scholarship at National Convention

Written By: Karen Guin | November 14, 2018
Diana Abarca UCF graduate student Diana Abarca is one of three students nationwide selected to receive a $5,000 Minority Student Scholarship at the 2018 American...
Athletic Training

Preceptor of the Month: Rey Malave ’11

Written By: Kim MacLennan | November 13, 2018
Congratulations, Ray Malave, for earning the UCF Athletic Training Program’s first Preceptor of the Month award! Malave (B.S. in athletic training ’11) is an athletic...
Social Work

Social Work Takes National Prize for Work at Apopka Clinic

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 7, 2018
Helping an Underserved Community For the second year in a row, UCF’s School of Social Work’s Chapter of Phi Alpha Honor Society has been selected...
Physical Therapy

UCF Inducts Hanney into Scroll & Quill Society

Written By: Karen Guin | November 5, 2018
UCF Faculty Excellence has inducted William Hanney, assistant professor of physical therapy, into the university’s prestigious Scroll & Quill Society. Hanney is one of 22...
Social Work

Suicide: A Topic We Need to Talk About

Written By: Karen Guin | November 2, 2018
The panelists were (seated, left to right) Kim Gryglewicz, Julie Bilsky and Jim Whitworth, here with (standing, left to right) Bonnie Yegidis and Ana Leon....
Health Sciences

UCF Student and National Guardsman Assists After Hurricane Michael

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 30, 2018
Blain Roberson, a UCF health sciences student, was recently called into duty by the National Guard to assist in emergency response efforts in Panama City...

UCF Sports Scientist Says GPS Is Changing the Game

Written By: Karen Guin | October 23, 2018
UCF Sports Science Director Michael Redd (Ph.D. in exercise science, ’18) recently visited the Fox 35 News studio in Orlando to describe his use of...
Athletic Training

Athletic Training Student Selected for State Leadership Position

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 23, 2018
Allison Newsome, a junior in UCF’s Athletic Training Program, was recently selected for the Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida’s Student LEAPS Program for 2018-2019. Newsome...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Health Literacy: An Epidemic of Misunderstanding

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 19, 2018
October is Health Literacy Month. Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and...