News: Health Sciences

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 talent pipeline continues to provide...

Graduation Spotlight: Calvin MacDonald, Health Sciences

Written By: Paul Kelly | May 6, 2024
Meet Calvin MacDonald. The Burnett Honors College student and Order of Pegasus recipient decided to come to UCF after his first visit to campus felt like coming home. He began...

Alumnus Mason Moore establishes new fund for testicular cancer research and awareness

Written By: Paul Kelly | April 12, 2024
Mason Moore ’97 has created a new fund to expand research and awareness programs on testicular cancer at the College of Health Professions and Sciences. Himself a three-time testicular cancer...

How to Train for a Marathon

Written By: Heather Lovett | April 12, 2024
Health and sports medicine experts discuss the training, trends and technology long distance runners are looking to as they prepare for one of the world’s most watched foot races —...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2023

Written By: Stella Canfield | March 21, 2024
Students at the College of Health Professions and Sciences benefit from faculty who conduct research into a broad number of health and wellness topics, discovering new insights and creating innovation...

Gail Kauwell Reappointed as Chair of the Department of Health Sciences

Written By: Heather Lovett | February 19, 2024
Professor Gail Kauwell has been reappointed for her second five-year term as the Chair of the Department of Health Sciences. The reappointment follows a performance analysis that was informed by...

Men’s Health Can Be Awkward. Does Humor Help in Testicular Cancer?

Written By: Alex Biese | January 16, 2024
When comedian Tom Green received a diagnosis of testicular cancer, he decided to keep the cameras rolling on his eponymous MTV series. Green, who was 28 years old at the...

Graduation Spotlight: Jillian Weathington, Health Sciences

Written By: Paul Kelly | December 15, 2023
Meet Jillian Weathington. She knew she wanted to attend medical school eventually and chose health sciences to fulfill the prerequisites. She aspires to be a medical professional who works against...

Students Showcase Research at Annual Health Sciences Symposium

Written By: Paul Kelly | December 11, 2023
The Department of Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium showcases undergraduate research proposals produced by students enrolled in HSC4730 Applied Health Research Methods. The event features a friendly competition in which...

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