News: Dean’s Office

College of Health Professions and Sciences Awards Exceptional Employees

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | April 27, 2022
Three staff members were awarded Employee of the Year for the College of Health Professions and Sciences for the 2021-22 academic year: Melissa Lopez, Lana Gidusko and Michele Locke. The...

Staff Spotlight – Ashley Reeves

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | April 22, 2022
Ashley Reeves plays an integral role in the dean’s office for the College of Health Professions and Sciences. As a new administrative assistant, she is crucial in providing administrative support...

UCF Recognized by Exercise is Medicine for Efforts to Create Culture of Wellness on Campus

Written By: DREXLER B. JAMES ’13 | April 11, 2022
The University of Central Florida is one of only 156 universities and colleges around the world to be honored by Exercise is Medicine (EIM) for its efforts to create a culture of...

Staff Spotlight – Melissa Lopez  

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | January 26, 2022
From assisting the dean to managing day-to-day operations in the college’s main office, Melissa Lopez, who goes by “Melly”, juggles many tasks to keep the college on track. Learn more...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2021

Written By: Drexler James | January 25, 2022
Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance scientific discovery. As part of an institution designated as “very high” research activity by...

A Career that Speaks Volumes: Celebrating Rosa-Lugo’s Contributions to UCF CSD

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | December 10, 2021
Linda I. Rosa-Lugo is retiring in January 2022 after nearly three decades with the University of Central Florida. While this marks the close of an important chapter in her life,...

New Ph.D. in Kinesiology Approved by the BOG

Written By: Drexler James | November 5, 2021
A new Ph.D. in Kinesiology was approved by the Florida Board of Governors Nov. 4, making it the first Ph.D. program in the College of Health Professions and Sciences. The...

21 Faculty Members Inducted into UCF Scroll and Quill Society

Written By: KRISTINE MCCOY AND JOE ADAMS | October 22, 2021
The honorees represent some of UCF’s best and brightest faculty who have helped elevate the university’s reputation on the national and international stages. The 21 new inductees of UCF’s Scroll...

UCF’s Dr. Hologram: A PORTL to Better Health Care Education

Written By: Meaghan Branham | October 16, 2021
Device Takes Telehealth to New Level with 3D Real-Time Visuals of Patients. “Dr. Hologram” sounds like a character from the pages of a science fiction novel rather than a classroom...

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 grant funding through a new...

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