News: Research

Research in 60 Seconds Video: Helping Children Born with Cleft Palate

Written By: Heather Lovett | January 6, 2023
Whether it’s solving the world’s biggest problems or investigating the potential of novel discoveries, researchers at UCF are on the edge of scientific breakthroughs that aim to make an impact....

Social Work Faculty and Alumni Share Research at National Conferences

Written By: CHPS Staff | November 30, 2022
Teams of School of Social Work faculty and alumni presented their research at two national conferences in November, sharing presentations that addressed the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, suicide risk...

Reshawna Chapple Co-PI on a $5 Million Interdisciplinary Grant at UM

Written By: University of Michigan, CDHW | October 28, 2022
The Center for Disability Health and Wellness (CDHW) at the University of Michigan (U-M), has been awarded a five-year, $5 million grant dedicated to enhancing the health and functioning of...

UCF Podcast: Providing Quality Communication Disorders Training and Care

Written By: Nicole Dudenhoefer ’17 | September 26, 2022
Debra Knox, director of UCF’s Communication Disorders Clinic, shares the growing need for speech language pathology professionals, the constantly evolving nature of the field and what it means to help...

Social Work Track Doctoral Candidate Khalilah Louis Caines Awarded FICW Fellowship

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | July 21, 2022
Khalilah Louis Caines, LCSW is earning her Ph.D. in Public Affairs within the social work track and has recently been awarded $5,000 for a 2022-2023 Dissertation Fellowship from the Florida...

UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science Advances Scientific Thinking in Students at all Levels

Written By: Mikita Nayee | June 17, 2022
When students are interested in the fields of kinesiology and physical therapy, it is often because they want to help people; but students don’t need to wait to graduate to...

Research Spotlight: Colby Mangum Uses Core Data Research to Protect Athletes, Improve Performances

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | June 16, 2022
Core Muscles are the Center of Colby Mangum’s Research in Athletic Training Assistant Professor L. Colby Mangum, a faculty member in the Master of Athletic Training program Assistant Professor L....

Mangum Awarded Department of Defense Grant as Part of Research Team to Improve Knee Pain and Function

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | June 16, 2022
Colby Mangum was recently awarded a grant as a co-investigator through the Department of Defense focused on improving rehabilitation for chronic pain around the kneecap (Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program...

BSW Student Mary Farley Receives Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship and Grant

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | June 6, 2022
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) student, Mary Farley is a recipient of the 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program, Track 1 (SURF Fellow). Through this program, Farley will receive...

UCF Health Sciences Faculty Jeanette Garcia’s Research Explores Sustainable Wellness for Children with ASD

Written By: Mikita Nayee | June 2, 2022
The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurodevelopment disorder associated with a range of social communication impairments, restricted and repetitive behaviors, and other health issues, is on the rise...

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