News: Health Sciences

Rovito Earns National Award for Men’s Health Outreach, Research

Written By: David Janosik | November 8, 2016
Michael Rovito’s tireless efforts on behalf of men’s health earned him national honors last week at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Denver. The assistant professor of health sciences received the inaugural award for Excellence...

Farran Receives Outstanding Adviser Award

Written By: David Janosik | November 8, 2016
Congratulations to health sciences pre-clinical advisor Jennifer Farran on her selection to receive the university’s Dr. Judith Sindlinger Outstanding New Advisor Award for 2016. UCF’s Academic Advising Council selected Farran as the recipient based on...

Lasting Impact

Written By: Jenna Marina | August 17, 2016
Christal Peterson was an All-American sprinter and conference champion for the UCF track and field team before graduating with a bachelor’s degree in health sciences (pre-clinical) in Summer 2015. She also...

Student Excellence Leads to Med School, News Profiles

Written By: Karen Guin | August 2, 2016
Recent graduate Aaron Pollock excelled as an honors student in the Health Sciences Pre-Clinical Program in the College of Health and Public Affairs and the Burnett Honors College. “Aaron was an...

Statnews.com Reports on Rovito’s Advocacy for Men’s Health

Written By: Karen Guin | March 29, 2016
Michael Rovito, assistant professor of health professions, is the contrarian in today’s @statnews article, “A contrarian push to get men to check their testicles for lumps.” Learn how this men’s health...

Rovito Participates in White House Dialogue on Men’s Health

Written By: Karen Guin | January 15, 2016
Michael Rovito, assistant professor of health professions, was among the health care, public policy, business and nonprofit professionals who participated in the White House Dialogue on Men’s Health Jan. 8. Rovito was invited to...

Military Program Awards Health Sciences Student $3,000 Scholarship

Written By: Karen Guin | August 14, 2015
Ryan Garwood, a junior health sciences pre-clinical major, has received a $3,000 scholarship from the Cape Canaveral Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America, reports the Central Florida Future. Garwood is the...

Military Program Awards Health Sciences Student $3,000 Scholarship

Written By: Karen Guin | August 14, 2015
Ryan Garwood, a junior health sciences pre-clinical major, has received a $3,000 scholarship from the Cape Canaveral Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America, reports the Central Florida Future. Garwood is the...

Health Awareness and Prevention Society Among UCF’s Fastest Growing Student Organizations

Written By: Karen Guin | May 4, 2015
UCF registered nearly 100 new student organizations this academic year, and perhaps the fastest growing was the Health Awareness and Prevention Society, or H.A.P.S. H.A.P.S. began last fall with 30...

Nearly 20 Students Present Research Posters This Week

Written By: Karen Guin | April 3, 2015
Nearly 20 students from the Department of Health Professions presented research posters during UCF’s 2015 Research Week, held March 30 to April 2 on the Orlando campus. Twelve students from the Physical Therapy Program presented posters at the...

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