News: Health Sciences

Exploring Healthcare in Italy and Spain — Knight Life @UCFCHPS Spotlights Clinical Shadow Abroad Program

Written By: Paul Kelly | September 21, 2023
Health sciences junior Olivia Auster knew she wanted to study medicine since her sophomore year of high school, and her experience this summer in the new Clinical Shadowing Abroad program...

Knight Life @UCFCHPS Spotlights Clinical Shadow Abroad Program

Written By: Heather Lovett | August 28, 2023
Health sciences senior Bryan Fajardo wants to be an anesthesiologist, and his experience this summer in the new Clinical Shadowing Abroad program has helped affirm that’s the right career path...

Health Sciences Assistant Professor Brings New Public Health Research to College

Written By: Paul Kelly | August 23, 2023
Joy Scheidell wasn’t planning on a career in public health research when she set out to Florida Gulf Coast University. Her journey to a physical therapy major came to a...

Graduation Spotlight: Angela Jarman, Health Sciences

Written By: Paul Kelly | August 4, 2023
Angela Jarman knew at 5 years old that healthcare was her calling. The daughter of a medical assistant, she remembers the one particular day that would establish her career path....

Fun Ways to Stay Hydrated

Written By: Ivanhoe Broadcast News | July 5, 2023
Staying hydrated is vital for keeping our bodies healthy. The adequate amount of water recommended per day is to drink half of your body weight in ounces.

Proud to Be: UCF Alumna, Miss Universe Jamaica’s Caribbean Heritage is Her Driving Force

Written By: Toshami Calvin ’19 and Juzanne Martin | June 30, 2023
Being Jamaican is a major part of Toshami Calvin ’19’s identity and something she says she will always claim proudly as she represents the island on a global front. For UCF...

Foodborne Illnesses: 10 Foods Most Likely to Make You Sick

Written By: Ivanhoe Broadcast News | June 26, 2023
About 48 million Americans get sick from E. coli, salmonella, and listeria in foods each year. Nearly three thousand die from foodborne illnesses annually, and almost 130 thousand are hospitalized.

Alumni Spotlight: Health Sciences Alumna Receives Master’s Degree

Written By: Gail Kauwell, Steven Burroughs | June 7, 2023
Watching the television show “House” was the spark that led Department of Health Sciences alumna Danielle Saunders ‘20 to where she is today. “It started with a last–minute decision to apply...

Graduation Spotlight: Joshua Conomea, Health Sciences

Written By: CHPS Staff | May 10, 2023
Meet Joshua Conomea. He learned about 3D retinal imaging in middle school and knew he had to make optometry his future career.   This Class of 2023 graduate plans to open...

Knight Life @UCFCHPS Spotlights Health Sciences Internship at CECO

Written By: Heather Lovett | April 28, 2023
Health sciences senior Kathryn Katz aspires to become a physician assistant and she’s using her time at UCF to learn how to better assist the special populations she’ll encounter as...

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