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Physical Therapy

Succeeding Differently: Parents, Experts and a Celebrity Discuss Neurodiversity

Written By: Paul Kelly | December 12, 2022
Comedian Howie Mandel, who has ADHD and OCD, won’t forget the moment his diagnosis was publicly shared. “I was on the Howard Stern Show about...
Scholarship

CHPS Students Earn Honors Undergraduate Thesis Scholarship

Written By: Paul Kelly | December 12, 2022
Three UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences students are recipients of the UCF Honors Undergraduate Thesis (HUT) Scholarship. The Burnett Honors College partners with...
Kinesiology

Meet the Division of Kinesiology’s First Clinical Faculty Member, Sarah Fretti

Written By: Heather Lovett | December 9, 2022
Assistant Professor Sarah Fretti joins the College of Health Professions and Sciences this fall with the distinction of being the first clinical faculty member to...
Scholarship

CHPS Awards Over $50,000 in Scholarships to Knights

Written By: CHPS Staff | December 5, 2022
Over the Fall 2022 semester, the College of Health Professions and Sciences (CHPS) awarded scholarships totaling $53,900 to support students with their academic success. Each...
Social Work

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...
Social Work

The passion of a social worker; changing lives one case at a time

Written By: Carina Espinal | November 29, 2022
UCF Social Work alumni, Carina Espinal ’21 is a Family Case Manager at One Hope United, a private human service organization that works side-by-side with...
Dean's Office

CHPS Welcomes New Communications and Marketing Director Heather Lovett

Written By: UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences | November 23, 2022
The UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences welcomes Heather Lovett as the director of communications and marketing. Lovett will be responsible for developing and...
Physical Therapy

Mind over muscle: How to help those with Parkinson’s release the freeze

Written By: Seasons - Adrian E. Hirsch | November 17, 2022
That’s how many of the approximately 30% to 67% of people with Parkinson’s disease describe the “freezing” symptoms they often experience—the occasional inability to initiate...
Dean's Office

How Diabetes Education Impacts Lives: A Q&A with UCF’s Suha Saleh

Written By: UCF Provost Newsroom | November 14, 2022
Dr. Saleh discusses her research on diabetic eye disease and her passion for educating. November is recognized as National Diabetes Awareness Month, and in this...
Social Work

UCF Survivor Link Training Program Inaugural Meeting

Written By: Connor Terzino | November 5, 2022
The UCF Survivor Link Training Program, which aims to train students in cases of domestic violence, held its first-ever meeting with its social work master’s students Wednesday...

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