News: Dean’s Office

How NFL Player Damar Hamlin Tackled the Odds: Health Experts Weigh In

Written By: Heather Lovett | January 23, 2023
A panel of UCF medical and rehabilitation experts discuss what happened, what Hamlin’s physical and mental recovery could look like, and protecting the heart health of athletes.

CHPS Awards Over $50,000 in Scholarships to Knights

Written By: CHPS Staff | December 5, 2022
Over the Fall 2022 semester, the College of Health Professions and Sciences (CHPS) awarded scholarships totaling $53,900 to support students with their academic success. Each scholarship is made possible through...

CHPS Welcomes New Communications and Marketing Director Heather Lovett

Written By: UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences | November 23, 2022
The UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences welcomes Heather Lovett as the director of communications and marketing. Lovett will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to help enhance...

How Diabetes Education Impacts Lives: A Q&A with UCF’s Suha Saleh

Written By: UCF Provost Newsroom | November 14, 2022
Dr. Saleh discusses her research on diabetic eye disease and her passion for educating. November is recognized as National Diabetes Awareness Month, and in this Q&A, faculty member Dr. Saleh discusses her...

CHPS Dean Christopher Ingersoll Awarded by CAATE for Contributions to AT Education and Accreditation

Written By: David Janosik | October 28, 2022
The athletic training accreditation entity, Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), honored UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences Dean Christopher Ingersoll with the 2022 Pete Koehneke Award....

ASAHP Board Member Spotlight: CHPS Founding Dean Christopher Ingersoll

Written By: The Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions | September 8, 2022
The Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (ASAHP) presents a board member spotlight on UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences (CHPS) Founding Dean Christopher Ingersoll.

Cramer To Serve as New Senior Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs

Written By: David Janosik | June 6, 2022
Dr. Joel Cramer is the newly hired senior associate dean for the College of Health Professions and Sciences. In this role, Cramer is responsible for the daily administration of the...

UCF Awards 137 Faculty With Promotion and Tenure

Written By: Allison Hurtado ’12 and Joe Adams | June 2, 2022
Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching and service. Eighty-nine UCF faculty received promotions and another 48...

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...

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