News: Student Spotlight

Mollie Przybocki, Second Year Athletic Training Student  

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | October 2, 2020
What made you decide to apply for the AT program here at UCF?  Mollie: Going through college, I was still deciding on a career path. I wanted to go into...

UCF Addresses Critical Shortage of Speech-Language Pathologists in Public Schools

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 30, 2020
 For more than 25 years, the Central Florida Speech-Language Consortium, a partnership between UCF and ten Central Florida school districts, has been working to improve access to speech-language pathology services for local children,...

MAT Student Gains Valuable Experience at World-Class Training Facility

Written By: Kim MacLennan | September 2, 2020
Mollie Przybocki recently returned from a four-week clinical internship at Camp Woodward in Pennsylvania. Mollie Przybocki, second-year Master of Athletic Training program student, recently had the opportunity to hone her...

UCF and Orlando Health Residency Program Offers DPTs Advanced Neurologic Training

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 20, 2020
Olivia Berry is the latest physical therapist to complete a neurologic residency offered by a partnership between UCF and Orlando Health. The UCF & Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Program offers post-graduate training in...

Amid COVID-19, DPT Students Charge On! to Clinical Education

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 18, 2020
Students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program look forward to the completion of the rigorous academic portion of their studies done in the first year of the program and progressing into the advanced years of training which involve...

The Right Time Is Now, an MSW Graduate’s Journey Towards Success

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | July 29, 2020
Massiel Hernandez ’17 ’18 MSW has an infectious positive attitude in all that she does. “The idea of helping someone was engrained in me as a child,” she said. Through...

New CSD Pilot Telehealth Clinical Instruction Initiative Keeps Students on Track for Graduation

Written By: Drexler James | July 10, 2020
A new clinical instruction initiative in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is ensuring that students in the master’s program get the patient-contact hours they need for graduation. The...

New CHPS Scholarship Honors Strength, Promise and Invincibility

Written By: Drexler James | June 24, 2020
A new scholarship in the College of Health Professions and Sciences honors not only a student’s promise, but also their past. The Invincible Knights Award was created to honor students...

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

Written By: Drexler James | 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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