News: Research

Leveraging the Power of Language Through Assistive Technology

Written By: Robert Stephens | April 15, 2024
Decades-long research from a team led by Pegasus Professor Jennifer Kent-Walsh has already assisted thousands of children struggling to communicate. A historic grant will now allow them to reach immeasurably...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2023

Written By: Stella Canfield | March 21, 2024
Students at the College of Health Professions and Sciences benefit from faculty who conduct research into a broad number of health and wellness topics, discovering new insights and creating innovation...

Students Showcase Research at Annual Health Sciences Symposium

Written By: Lasha Markham | December 11, 2023
The Department of Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium showcases undergraduate research proposals produced by students enrolled in HSC4730 Applied Health Research Methods. The event features a friendly competition in which...

UCF Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Develop New Speech Therapies for Stroke Survivors

Written By: Lasha Markham | November 2, 2023
Assistant Professor Lauren Bislick is exploring alternative, cost-effective practice opportunities to help people with post-stroke AOS continue speech rehabilitation beyond clinical settings.

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Spring 2023

Written By: Stella Canfield | October 5, 2023
Students at the College of Health Professions and Sciences benefit from faculty who conduct research into a broad number of health and wellness topics, discovering new insights and creating innovation...

Orlando Health Funds Chair Yoga Therapy Program for People with Aphasia

Written By: CHPS Staff | May 12, 2023
The Aphasia House at the University of Central Florida was awarded a grant through the Orlando Health Community Grant program for more than $21,000 to aid people that have acquired...

Intersectionality and Disability: A Conversation with Reshawna Chapple, PhD, LCSW

Written By: Sara Turner | April 12, 2023
University of Michigan’s Center for Disability Health and Wellness spoke with UCF School of Social Work Assistant Professor Reshawna Chapple on her research as co-director for the AHEAD-MC RRTC (Advancing...

UCF Supports Autism Community With Resources, Research

Written By: Rachel Williams ’15 ’20MA | April 12, 2023
UCF faculty conduct cutting-edge research on autism spectrum disorder, discovering innovative ways to better support this community. Through free camps and programs, Central Florida families can benefit from their work.

UCF Team Awarded $2.3M Grant for Innovative Intervention to Prevent Falls

Written By: Julie Harper ’01 | March 28, 2023
Through interdisciplinary collaboration and a community partnership, UCF researchers are seeking to address falling, which is the leading cause of injury and hospitalization among older adults. Falls — and the...

UCF Student Research Week 2023 Kicks Off with the Academic Exhibition of the Year

Written By: Mila Chial ’23 | March 24, 2023
During Research Week 2023, doctoral candidate in the Public Affairs social work track, Itunu Ilesanmi, will share her research on the barriers to reintegration among returnees, focusing on internally displaced...

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