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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Mike Murray ‘Make a Difference’ Scholarship Honors Legacy and Inspires Recipients to Use Their Voice to Help Others

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | November 8, 2019
Mike Murray (a.k.a. “Da Voice”) of Orlando, an ardent UCF supporter and an expert communicator, is the inspiration for the newest scholarship for graduate students...
Health Sciences

International Award-Winning Assistant Professor Will Take Students to His Hometown of Panama for Study Abroad Trip

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 8, 2019
Recently, Humberto López Castillo, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Sciences, received the Order of Paula Solís de Huerta, the highest award granted...
Physical Therapy

Think Big Muscles are the Key to Better Movement in Older Adults? Not so Fast!

Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | November 5, 2019
Slowing down may not just be an aging thing. Quite literally, walking slower could be an indicator of health problems in your golden years, even...
Athletic Training

Patrick O’Donnell III Named UCF Athletic Training Preceptor of the Month for October 2019

Written By: Kim MacLennan | October 30, 2019
Patrick O’Donnell III, graduate assistant athletic trainer for UCF Athletics, receives great reviews from the students he teaches as a preceptor with the UCF Athletic...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor Honored With Luminary Award

Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | October 25, 2019
Martine Vanryckeghem was honored this week as a recipient of the Luminary Award, an award given to UCF faculty who are making an impact on...
Social Work

Social Work Breast Cancer Researcher Pushes for A Better Understanding of the Needs of Women and Survivors

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 21, 2019
Mary Ann Burg, professor in the School of Social Work and a cancer researcher and advocate, has been involved in cancer research since her first...
Physical Therapy

Go Baby Go Chapters Set Goal of 30,000 Assistive Toy Cars Per Year

Written By: Megan Pabian | October 14, 2019
They came from across the country, but they were united in their mission to help handicapped children and adults improve their lives through better mobility....
Social Work

A Different Touch: Virtual Reality Improves Social Work Education

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | October 9, 2019
Future social work students at UCF may find a new tool incorporated into the curriculum – virtual reality simulation. Jasmine Haynes, a graduate student in...
Health Sciences

UCF Online Course Uses ‘Harry Potter’ Potions Theme To Teach Pharmacology

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | October 2, 2019
A faculty member in the Department of Health Sciences has taken the idea of magic in the classroom to a whole new level, theming her...
Athletic Training

Preceptor of the Month for September 2019!

Written By: Kim MacLennan | September 30, 2019
Congratulations to Jason Torres, recipient of the September 2019 UCF Athletic Training Program Preceptor of the Month award. As a student in the program, Torres...