News: Research

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...

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Written By: Julie Harper ’01 | March 17, 2023
An interdisciplinary team of UCF researchers are focusing on the human connection to improve heart health in medically underserved communities thanks to a new grant from the U.S. Department of...

At K9 Partners for Patriots, their method is backed by promising research

Written By: K9 Partners for Patriots | March 15, 2023
A 2019 report led by researchers from the University of Central Florida’s School of Social Work showed “statistically significant improvement” in all 12 PTSD symptoms examined.

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty 2022

Written By: Mikita Nayee | February 6, 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...

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...

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