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Health Sciences

Health Sciences Undergraduate Students Get a Taste of Research

Written By: Drexler B. James | December 9, 2019
Many health sciences undergraduate students aspire to have careers in healthcare. An important tenant of medicine is that interventions and treatment be research-based. To help...
Athletic Training

Jennifer and Matthew Laws are November’s Athletic Training Preceptors of the Month

Written By: Kim MacLennan | December 6, 2019
We are excited to announce two Preceptors of the Month for November 2019 – Matthew and Jennifer Laws! Matt and Jennifer started dating in their...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

New Partnership Between UCF Listening Center and Orange County Public Schools Enhances Listening and Spoken Language for Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 25, 2019
Language experts know that it is critical for children who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH) and their families to have access to listening...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Mike Murray ‘Make a Difference’ Scholarship Honors Legacy and Inspires Recipients to Use Their Voice to Help Others

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | November 8, 2019
Mike Murray (a.k.a. “Da Voice”) of Orlando, an ardent UCF supporter and an expert communicator, is the inspiration for the newest scholarship for graduate students...
Health Sciences

Assistant Professor Recognized, Will Take Students to His Hometown of Panama for Study Abroad Trip

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 8, 2019
Recently, Humberto López Castillo, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Sciences, received the Order of Paula Solís de Huerta, the highest award granted...
Physical Therapy

Think Big Muscles are the Key to Better Movement in Older Adults? Not so Fast!

Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | November 5, 2019
Slowing down may not just be an aging thing. Quite literally, walking slower could be an indicator of health problems in your golden years, even...
Athletic Training

Patrick O’Donnell III Named UCF Athletic Training Preceptor of the Month for October 2019

Written By: Kim MacLennan | October 30, 2019
Patrick O’Donnell III, graduate assistant athletic trainer for UCF Athletics, receives great reviews from the students he teaches as a preceptor with the UCF Athletic...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor Honored With Luminary Award

Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | October 25, 2019
Martine Vanryckeghem was honored this week as a recipient of the Luminary Award, an award given to UCF faculty who are making an impact on...
Social Work

Social Work Breast Cancer Researcher Pushes for A Better Understanding of the Needs of Women and Survivors

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 21, 2019
Mary Ann Burg, professor in the School of Social Work and a cancer researcher and advocate, has been involved in cancer research since her first...
Physical Therapy

Go Baby Go Chapters Set Goal of 30,000 Assistive Toy Cars Per Year

Written By: Megan Pabian | October 14, 2019
They came from across the country, but they were united in their mission to help handicapped children and adults improve their lives through better mobility....