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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Ninth Judicial Circuit’s ‘Turning Pages’ program developing youth literacy

Written By: Maria Serrano | June 18, 2024
The 12-week intensive program is in the Ninth Judicial Circuit in partnership with UCF’s Communication Disorders Clinic and AMIKids. Carrie Loughran, a clinical instructor who created a program called iREAD,...
Social Work

Commentary: For veterans with PTSD, a measure of independence

Written By: Gregg Laskoski | June 10, 2024
When the first debate between Presidents Biden and Trump was scheduled for June 27, the likelihood of overshadowing interest in National PTSD Awareness Day, which...
Research

Sound Solutions: Building Smarter Hearing Systems

Written By: Heather Lovett | June 6, 2024
A new UCF researcher is revolutionizing hearing aid technology and developing innovative clinical tools that better diagnose and treat patients with speech and hearing challenges.
Dean's Office

College of Health Professions and Sciences Co-Hosts Healthcare Education Summit

Written By: Heather Lovett | May 30, 2024
Academia and healthcare leaders convened at UCF on May 23 for a regional summit designed to improve collaboration and develop new strategies for ensuring the...
Innovation Center

UCF Students Earn Fellowships To Advance Huntington Disease Research

Written By: Wendy Sarubbi | May 30, 2024
Three UCF undergraduates will spend their summer doing cutting-edge Huntington disease (HD) research after earning prestigious fellowships from the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. The...
Social Work

Focus on Gerontology: Managing the Aging Baby Boomers

Written By: By Peter Craig | May 29, 2024
The aging baby boomer population is reaching critical mass. In 2020, according to the Census Bureau, that group numbered some 73 million—the second-largest segment of...
Communication Disorders Clinic

3 million NIH grant awarded for improving child communication outcomes

Written By: New Mexico Sun | May 16, 2024
A fruitful collaboration between Cathy Binger, a professor at UNM’s Speech & Hearing Sciences, and Jennifer Kent-Walsh, founder and professor at the University of Central...
Social Work

Orlando’s LGBTQ community to get more mental health help from new nonprofit

Written By: Caroline Catherman | May 13, 2024
Joseph Sivoli, 54, knows firsthand how difficult it can be to navigate Central Florida’s mental health system. As a gay man who grew up in...
Student Spotlight

Graduation Spotlight: Riley Hogge, Physical Therapy

Written By: Lasha Markham | May 13, 2024
Meet Riley Hogge. After graduating from USF, she knew she wanted to pursue a Doctor of Physical Therapy and, eventually, become a physical therapist. During...
Student Spotlight

Graduation Spotlight: Jacob Allen, Physical Therapy

Written By: Lasha Markham | May 6, 2024
Meet Jacob Allen ‘12. Despite the obstacles it took to get here, he says it’s been the journey of a lifetime. After receiving an undergraduate...

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