CHPS News

Research

Behind Research Funding: How CHPS Staff Help Researchers Fulfill Their Dreams

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | January 23, 2020
A research administrator must be passionate, curious, detail-oriented and patient, says, Eduardo Ortiz of CHPS. Ortiz, along with Monique Gregory, formerly of CHPS, now working...
Health Sciences

UCF Study: Judo May Help Health, Social Interaction of Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | January 9, 2020
Judo may be just the right sport to increase the physical activity level among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and holds promise for reducing...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF Student Commits to Helping Individuals with Hearing Loss

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | January 7, 2020
Sophia Grilla, one of the newest students in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, doesn’t remember the exact moment she received her first pair...
Physical Therapy

Residency Faculty Receive Awards from the Neurology Section, Federation of State Boards and Florida Physical Therapy Association

Written By: Rick Beato | January 6, 2020
Kristen Cezat, DPT will be recognized at the 2020 Combined Sections Meeting in Denver, Colorado with the 2019 Award for Clinical Excellence by the Academy...
Physical Therapy

DPT Students, Neurologic Resident and Faculty Screen Parkinson’s Patients In The Community

Written By: Rick Beato | December 30, 2019
The third year UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy students under the supervision of current neurologic resident, Olivia Berry, DPT, screened Parkinson’s patients in the community...
Physical Therapy

First Resident Dr. Stocker Successfully Passes Neurologic Board Certification

Written By: Rick Beato | December 23, 2019
The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health’s neurologic residency program’s first resident, Clayton Stocker, PT, DPT, NCS, successfully passed the American Board of Physical...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Post-Doctoral Scholar Furthers Research on Augmentative Speech Technology

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | December 17, 2019
Ching-Yi Liao joined the faculty of the College of Health Professions and Sciences as a post-doctoral scholar for the investigational team for two research projects funded by the...
Physical Therapy

Neurologic Residents Present at the FPTA Annual Conference

Written By: Rick Beato | December 16, 2019
Two residents of the University of Central Florida and Orlando Health neurologic residency program presented their research at the 2019 Florida Physical Therapy Association Annual...
Social Work

UCF School of Social Work MSW Graduate & Doctoral Candidate Receives International Grant to Help Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Written By: The School of Social Work | December 11, 2019
Kenan Sualp, ‘15 MSW and a current public affairs doctoral student within the social work track, has received a grant from the International Association for...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

App Gives Voice to Nonverbal Children with Autism

Written By: Camille Dolan | December 11, 2019
When Oliver Wendt, an assistant professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was in gymnasium – the German equivalent of high school –...