CHPS News

Kinesiology

Kinesiology Staff Member First at UCF to Complete SSA Certificate Program

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 20, 2021
Lana Gidusko, an Academic Support Coordinator for the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy, is the first staff member at UCF to complete all three levels...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Speaker Event Showcased AAC in Rehabilitation

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | October 20, 2021
Guest speaker and occupational therapist Michael Braun from Brooks Rehabilitation joined via hologram an expert panel convened at the CHPS Innovation Center on Oct. 18...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Inaugural UCF Assistive Technology Fair Connects Students and Community Members to Resources That Improve Lives

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | October 19, 2021
The UCF AAC Lab Collaborative, in partnership with the IMOVE Lab, hosted the inaugural UCF Assistive Technology Fair on Oct. 13 at the new CHPS Innovation Center — a...
Clinical Spotlight

Clinical Spotlight – Randi Richardson

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | October 18, 2021
Every day, Randi Richardson walks into the clinic excited to make a positive difference in someone’s life.   She has never seen her role as a physical therapist as work. Rather, she sees...
Health Sciences

Judo Program Receives Over $75,000 from Florida Fraternal Order of the Eagles

Written By: Megan Pabian | October 15, 2021
The Florida Fraternal Order of the Eagles (FOE) has donated more than $75,000 to the UCF Judo Program to help expand the program and continue...
Physical Therapy

Rothschild Appointed to National Physical Therapy Board

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 11, 2021
Carey Rothschild, a faculty member in the Division of Physical Therapy, has been appointed to the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Her four-year...
Social Work

Professor Kim Anderson Explains “Missing White Woman Syndrome”

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | October 11, 2021
UCF Social Work Professor Kim Anderson spoke to News13 on the research pertaining to “missing white woman syndrome,” a concept that refers to the disproportionate media...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF Grad Student Receives Hearing Aids Thanks to Philanthropic Gift

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ’98 | October 9, 2021
A fund created by a UCF alum helped Selena Lopez ’18 keep her dream to become a speech-language pathologist alive after she was diagnosed with hearing loss....
Dean's Office

Genius Foundation Awards $300,000 To UCF Interdisciplinary Health Research

Written By: WENDY SARUBBI | October 7, 2021
Eight interdisciplinary faculty research projects — on health topics including pain management, improving provider-patient communication, and intimate partner violence — have received about $300,000 in...
Social Work

School of Social Work’s CBHRT: Fueling Scientific Collaboration and Expanding Professional Expertise

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | October 7, 2021
The Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training (CBHRT) was established in 2017 and is the first of its kind in the School of Social Work. The CBHRT serves...

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