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Physical Therapy

College students make mom’s dream come true for 4-year-old son

Written By: USA TODAY | June 16, 2021
Engineering students at the University of Central Florida create a custom ride-on car for Evan Schaefer, a boy with a rare genetic disorder.
Dean's Office

UCF Summer 2021 Commencement Schedule and Fall Makeup Ceremony Announced

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | June 7, 2021
Summer 2021 Grad Walk takes place Aug. 4-6 and three in-person commencement ceremonies will be held Aug. 7. Graduates are allowed to sign up for...
Communication Disorders Clinic

Aphasia House Director Shares Tips for Supporting Those with Aphasia

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 4, 2021
June is Aphasia Awareness Month. Aphasia is a language disorder caused by damage to the language centers in the brain, usually in the left hemisphere....
Social Work

A Voice for Kids: Dr. Ana León Looks Back on Her Career

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 4, 2021
Ana León, who is retiring this month, has devoted her career to helping children who undergo trauma. She began this work through her role as...
Physical Therapy

Rothschild Featured on Podcast to Discuss Pain Science Course

Written By: Drexler James | June 2, 2021
Carey Rothschild, an assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, appeared as a guest on a recent episode of the Healing Pain Podcast. Rothschild...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Eight CSD Graduates Earn Specialized Certificates Thanks to Federally Funded Programs

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 1, 2021
Thanks to CSD faculty for successfully submitting grant proposals, funding from the US Department of Education supported eight graduates from the School of Communication Sciences and...
Dean's Office

Staff Spotlight – Kelli Murray

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 1, 2021
Kelli Murray is the new assistant dean of administrative services, working in the dean’s office in the College of Health Professions and Sciences. Murray joined...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Lof Appointed to ASHFoundation Board of Trustees

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 25, 2021
Gregory L. Lof, interim director for the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was recently appointed to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation. The appointment is for...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Grit and Grace: CSD Graduate Uses Her Education and Experiences to Advocate for the Needs of Children

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 21, 2021
When Audrey Young ‘95 was in the eighth grade in her hometown of Sebring, Florida, she interviewed a school-based speech-language pathologist as part of an...
Research

Researchers in the College of Health Professions and Sciences Use the Pandemic as an Opportunity to Expand Collaborations and Impact

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 21, 2021
A little more than a year ago, faculty and students in the College of Health Professions and Sciences who were working on research projects had to pivot when COVID-19 derailed their plans. CHPS researchers regrouped and forged ahead with their projects by...

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