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Social Work

PTSD: A Normal Reaction to an Abnormal Situation

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | June 17, 2019
Post-traumatic stress disorder, more commonly referred to as PTSD, is a mental health condition that people develop after traumatic experiences or witnessing a life-threatening event,...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Alumna Named Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year for Orange County Public Schools

Written By: Amber Suarez Holsen | June 12, 2019
Amber (Suarez) Holsen ’14 MA was recently named Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year for Orange County Public Schools. Here is her story: I graduated from...
Social Work

Driven by Pulse: Social Work Graduate Aims to Change the World

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | June 11, 2019
In June 2016, Gabriel Martinez began to think about how he wanted to change the world around him following his graduation with a master’s degree...
Health Sciences

Saleh Honored for Exceptional Leadership of Health Sciences Program

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 and Karen Guin | May 28, 2019
Thousands of students have benefited from Suha Saleh, Ph.D. on behalf of the health sciences major at UCF. Saleh has served as program director for the...
Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Students Expand Reach in the Community

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | May 17, 2019
Students in UCF’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program are leading the charge on volunteer efforts in Central Florida. Ever since the doctoral program launched in...
Social Work

The UCF School of Social Work’s Impact on International Treaties

Written By: The School of Social Work | May 16, 2019
Seven representatives from India’s judiciary, education, and counseling fields recently visited UCF’s School of Social Work to better understand the processes by which our students...
Communication Disorders Clinic

Hearing Loss Common Across the Age Spectrum, From Infants to Seniors

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | May 6, 2019
From newborns to adults, hearing loss affects Americans of all ages—but early intervention and treatment is routinely not occurring despite the potentially serious impact hearing...
Athletic Training

Preceptor of the Month: Samuel Wichael

Written By: Kim Maclennan | April 24, 2019
We congratulate Samuel Wichael, assistant athletic trainer for UCF Athletics, on earning the Preceptor of the Month award for April 2019. Praise for Wichael According...
Collegewide

Founding Dean Named for UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences

Written By: Joe Adams | April 19, 2019
Christopher D. Ingersoll, Ph.D. The founding dean of UCF’s College of Health Professions and Sciences is an accomplished academic leader in health sciences with a...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF Students Help Immigrants in Maitland Adjust to American Life

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER '17 | April 15, 2019
Every Thursday evening at 6 p.m., a small group gathers in the cafeteria of Maitland Presbyterian Church. Their reason for coming together has nothing to...