News: Collegewide

Founding Dean Named for UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences

Written By: Joe Adams | April 19, 2019
Christopher D. Ingersoll, Ph.D. The founding dean of UCF’s College of Health Professions and Sciences is an accomplished academic leader in health sciences with a strong background in sports medicine....

Faculty Members Honored at 2019 Founders’ Day

Written By: Karen Guin | April 3, 2019
Members of the College of Health Professions and Sciences are among those who received awards and recognitions at UCF’s 2019 Founders’ Day Convocation April 3 in the Pegasus Ballroom. The annual...

Meet Our 2019 Founders’ Day Student: Felicia Bender

Written By: Karen Guin | April 1, 2019
Felicia Bender is a social work major with an outstanding academic record and a passion for improving the care of aging populations. As a scholar in the Research and Mentoring...

Graduate Students Win UCF and College Awards for Outstanding Research, Teaching

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 and Karen Guin | April 1, 2019
Michael La Monica ’18Ph.D. is the recipient of UCF’s 2018-19 award for Outstanding Dissertation in the Social Science, Humanities, Education, Business, Art and Health category. He completed his doctorate in...

James Receives Two-Year NIH Grant for Independent Research

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | January 18, 2019
Brittny James, a research associate in the CHPS Office of Research, has been awarded a two-year, $139,343 National Institutes of Health grant. The award is a diversity supplement grant under...

Seven CHPS Students Serve on 2018-19 President’s Leadership Council

Written By: Drexler B. James | November 27, 2018
The 2018-19 President’s Leadership Council, a delegation of students selected based upon their excellence in leadership, scholarship and service to the university, is composed of 35 students. Seven of the...

New College Welcomes New Faculty

Written By: Drexler James '13 | August 31, 2018
The College of Health Professions and Sciences is pleased to welcome a number of new faculty members this fall, including those who attended the college’s New Faculty Orientation on Aug....

Meet the New CHPS Interim Dean

Written By: Wendy Sarubbi | August 13, 2018
He’s raised two children who are international judo champions, helped NASCAR pit crews get stronger and faster, and has taught senior citizens how to get fit using strategies popular with...

A Fond Farewell

Written By: Karen Guin | August 6, 2018
Interim Dean José Fernández will step down Aug. 7 from his yearlong role of leading the academic reorganization of the College of Health and Public Affairs and launch of the...