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Communication Disorders Clinic

UCF to Host Summer Intensive Reading Program for Elementary Students

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 13, 2021
UCF is offering an opportunity for children entering third and fourth grade to “catch up” on their reading skills this summer.  The intensive summer camp...
Kinesiology

Kinesiology Grad Student Receives McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 12, 2021
Maxine Furtado, a graduate student starting the Ph.D. program in exercise physiology, is a recipient of the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship.  The coveted program is awarded to up...
Physical Therapy

Three DPT Grads Accepted Into Residency Programs

Written By: UCF DPT | May 10, 2021
Three new graduates from the UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy program were accepted into post-professional physical therapy residency programs. Geisel Moise Hammad Melinda Geisel ’21...
Physical Therapy

DPT Class of 2021 Celebrates Achievements and Incredible Journey to Graduation

Written By: UCF DPT | May 10, 2021
This week, we celebrated the DPT class of 2021 for their perseverance, creativity and commitment to their program and profession. This class demonstrated tremendous resilience in their ability to successfully...
Health Sciences

Health Sciences Students Compete in Undergraduate Research Symposium

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 7, 2021
Ten groups of  health science students across five sections in Applied Health Research Methodology recently gathered online to present their final project – a research...
Physical Therapy

DPT Faculty, Students and Alumni Serve in Multiple Leadership Positions at National and State Level

Written By: Drexler James | May 7, 2021
UCF DPT faculty, students and alumni are committed to advancing the profession of physical therapy and how future PTs are trained. Several representatives from the...
Dean's Office

Staff Spotlight – Aaron Maldonado, Administrative Assistant I, Dean’s Office

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 5, 2021
Aaron Maldonado works in the Dean’s office as an administrative assistant for the College of Health Professions and Sciences. He works closely with the students ...
Health Sciences

Health Sciences Student Leads the Development of COVID-19 App for the Homeless

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 5, 2021
Tori Lynn, a student in the Department of Health Sciences, has co-founded an app to help the homeless stay up-to-date on news about COVID-19. Lynn,...
Kinesiology

Kinesiology Graduate Students Receive Graduate Dean’s Fellowship

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 4, 2021
Two incoming Ph.D. students in Exercise Physiology, Trevor Dufner and Jessica Moon, have been awarded the UCF Graduate Dean’s Fellowship.  The UCF Graduate Dean’s Fellowship...
Physical Therapy

COVID-19 pandemic takes toll on mental health, even in those who do not get virus

Written By: Spectrum 13 | May 3, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic’s ripple effects have been varied and wide-reaching, including when it comes to mental health.

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