News: Health Sciences

UCF Names 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Winners

UCF Names 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Winners

Written By: JENNA MARINA LEE | February 22, 2021
UCF Alumni has announced its annual 30 Under 30 Award winners. These accomplished graduates were chosen for their great professional success, commitment to helping others and track record of giving back...
Researcher Spotlight: Keith Brazendale

Researcher Spotlight: Keith Brazendale

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | January 29, 2021
Keith Brazendale, assistant professor in Health Sciences, studies obesity in children, particularly how daily “routine” and “structure” can impact healthy weight in kids. It’s a passion he always had but took time to realize. He started college as a finance and accounting major. Although he found success...
Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Spring 2021

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Spring 2021

Written By: David Janosik | January 14, 2021
Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance the profession. As part of an institution designated as “very high” research activity by...
Health Sciences Students Showcase Research Proposals at Annual Symposium

Health Sciences Students Showcase Research Proposals at Annual Symposium

Written By: David Janosik | December 16, 2020
As the semester draws to an end, Health Sciences students from five sections of the Applied Health Research Methodology class participated in an online symposium of nearly 100 attendees to...
Four CHPS Students are Members of the 2020-21 President’s Leadership Council

Four CHPS Students are Members of the 2020-21 President’s Leadership Council

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 25, 2020
Four students from the College of Health Profession and Sciences join 31 other University of Central Florida students as members of the President’s Leadership Council. The 2020-21 representatives from the...
Health Sciences Student To Receive University Researcher Award

Health Sciences Student To Receive University Researcher Award

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 23, 2020
Congratulations to health sciences, pre-clinical track senior Alyssa Church, who was selected to receive the Distinguished Undergraduate Researcher Award (DURA) for the month of February 2021 at the University of...
Health Sciences Graduate Continues Family Legacy in Healthcare

Health Sciences Graduate Continues Family Legacy in Healthcare

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 23, 2020
Growing up, Breon Clark always knew he wanted to go into the healthcare field. His mother and some of his aunts are nurses. Clark also played sports in high school...
Pandemic Presents Unique Research Opportunity for Studying Unhealthy Behavior in Kids

Pandemic Presents Unique Research Opportunity for Studying Unhealthy Behavior in Kids

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 5, 2020
In early March, Keith Brazendale began gathering initial data for his research project on the factors and behaviors that contribute to weight gain among children living in rural areas. After completing the first part of the project, which...
New Research Focused on Healthy Eating Habits in Those with Autism Receives Grant from Sprouts Farmers Market

New Research Focused on Healthy Eating Habits in Those with Autism Receives Grant from Sprouts Farmers Market

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | October 28, 2020
At left, Jennifer Wolf, UCF Associate Director of Development for CHPS, accepts a check from Andrew Linehan, manager for Sprouts Farmers Market. Jeanette Garcia, an assistant professor in the Department of Health...
Health Sciences Students Earn Scholarship from UCF Honors Program for Outstanding Thesis

Health Sciences Students Earn Scholarship from UCF Honors Program for Outstanding Thesis

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 16, 2020
Three health sciences students, Elise Arnold, Safia Centner and Serina Rayan, recently earned distinction from the Honors Undergraduate Thesis Program for their research projects. Arnold’s project, “The Relationship Between Parent...

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