News: Health Sciences

Health Sciences Students Compete in Undergraduate Research Symposium

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 7, 2021
Ten groups of  health science students across five sections in Applied Health Research Methodology recently gathered online to present their final project – a research proposal poster. As the culmination...

Health Sciences Student Leads the Development of COVID-19 App for the Homeless

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 5, 2021
Tori Lynn, a student in the Department of Health Sciences, has co-founded an app to help the homeless stay up-to-date on news about COVID-19. Lynn, along with biomed students Jacob...

Health Sciences Student Spotlight: Romina Homayoun

Written By: Taylor Duffy '20 | April 14, 2021
Romina Homayoun is a senior majoring in Health Sciences and minoring in Spanish. Last month, Romina was inducted into the Order of Pegasus Class of 2021. The breadth of accomplishments...

Health Sciences Alumnus Competes on American Ninja Warrior, Trains Future Ninjas in Orlando

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | March 19, 2021
Some people dream of becoming superheroes and ninjas like the ones they see on TV. Jason Kotzin ‘20 is helping to make their dreams come true through the training sessions...

Health Sciences Alumna Shares How She Discovered Her Path

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | March 1, 2021
Taylor Goss ’18, a Health Sciences graduate currently working on her second master’s degree before applying to medical school, did not grow up wanting to be a physician. “Medicine was...

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...

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...

Health Sciences Alumnus Shares How Getting Involved Helped Him Find His Passions

Written By: Camille Dolan | June 22, 2020
Growing up, Taylor Duffy ‘20 was on track to become a professional tennis player. At the age of 16, he was nationally ranked and seemed destined to continue his trajectory....

UCF Grad Works at Johns Hopkins Hospital to Prevent and Control COVID-19 Spread

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | April 20, 2020
After studying health sciences at UCF, Frankie Catalfumo ’13 is using his expertise as an infection control epidemiologist to keep patients and hospital staff safe at the Baltimore hospital.

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