News: Health Sciences

HS Student Develops Love of Research, Thanks To Work with Limbitless Solutions

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | August 27, 2020
When Shea McLinden first heard about Limbitless Solutions, the UCF-based non-profit and interdisciplinary research lab, at the FLDOE Sunshine State Scholar conference in 2018, she was intrigued by the organization’s...

High-Impact Courses Prepare Students for Professional Careers Through Innovative Teachings

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | August 25, 2020
Faculty in the College of Health Professions and Sciences work diligently to ensure students receive the best educational experience in the classroom, while supplying “real-world” skills that aid them in...

New Faculty Members Join CHPS

Written By: Drexler James | August 24, 2020
We are so happy to welcome our new faculty to the College of Health Professions and Sciences for 2020-21! Nine faculty have joined their colleagues in the School of Communication...

Students Across the US and Caribbean Get Exposure to STEM Disciplines and Learn from Experts Thanks to Virtual Workshop

Written By: Drexler James | July 2, 2020
  Nearly 200 elementary and high-school students throughout the U.S. and the Caribbean recently participated in a virtual STEM workshop, thanks to the efforts of Danielle Webster, an associate lecturer...

Men’s Health Encompasses A Wide Variety of Topics and Concerns

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 23, 2020
In 1948, the World Health Organization defined health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Often, men’s health...

Health Sciences Alumnus Shares How Getting Involved Helped Him Find His Passions

Written By: Drexler James | June 22, 2020
Growing up, Taylor Duffy ‘20 was on track to become a professional tennis player. At the age of 16, he was nationally ranked and seemed destined to continue his trajectory....

A Message from Our Dean on Our Commitment to Stand Up for What Is Right

Written By: Christopher D. Ingersoll | June 4, 2020
Dear CHPS students, faculty and staff- The heartbreaking events of the past week emphasize the significant and persistent racial injustices that exist in our nation. I share in your feelings...

Three CHPS Alumni Recognized as UCF 30 Under 30 Award 2020 Winners

Written By: Drexler James | June 2, 2020
Bold. Innovative. Excellent. Each year, UCF Alumni honors the best of what the university has to offer with its 30 Under 30 awards. These Knights are beacons of the UCF...

UCF Experts Provide Tips to Maximize Employee Health and Efficiency

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 1, 2020
Now, more than ever, it is critical for employees to take care of themselves. Several experts in the College of Health Professions and Sciences at the University of Central Florida...

UCF Students Form Organization to Work Together Against COVID-19

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | May 21, 2020
Victoria Orindas (center), Daniela Vulpe (right) and their Orlando Against Coronavirus volunteer crew have created and distributed masks, personalized cards and food packages for the homeless, and have organized book...

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