News Archive

Health Sciences

UCF Student and National Guardsman Assists After Hurricane Michael

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 30, 2018
Blain Roberson, a UCF health sciences student, was recently called into duty by the National Guard to assist in emergency response efforts in Panama City...
Kinesiology

UCF Sports Scientist Says GPS Is Changing the Game

Written By: Karen Guin | October 23, 2018
UCF Sports Science Director Michael Redd (Ph.D. in exercise science, ’18) recently visited the Fox 35 News studio in Orlando to describe his use of...
Athletic Training

Athletic Training Student Selected for State Leadership Position

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 23, 2018
Allison Newsome, a junior in UCF’s Athletic Training Program, was recently selected for the Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida’s Student LEAPS Program for 2018-2019. Newsome...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Health Literacy: An Epidemic of Misunderstanding

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 19, 2018
October is Health Literacy Month. Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and...
Social Work

Social Work Experts Discuss Importance of Mental Health Awareness, Education

Written By: DREXLER B. JAMES ’13 | October 10, 2018
A rising concern in recent years is the number of people who deal with mental illness. Nearly one in five adults in the United States...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Award-winning Technology Gives Nonverbal Children a Voice

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 1, 2018
UCF researcher Oliver Wendt recently received an inaugural GAIN Award for technology that teaches communication and social skills to individuals with severe autism or developmental...
Physical Therapy

Don’t Be Such a Slouch. Your Neck and Back Will Thank You Later

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 27, 2018
The American Chronic Pain Association dubs September as Pain Awareness Month. While habits like slouching, knuckle-cracking and constant phone usage might not affect students’ bodies...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Aphasia Club Creates a Family

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 19, 2018
To the members of UCF’s Aphasia House’s Friday Only Club, the therapeutic meetings are more than a way to improve their reading and speaking skills....
Kinesiology

UCF Athletics, Kinesiology Program Team Up for Student-Athletes’ Well-Being

Written By: Karen Guin | September 11, 2018
Athletics Director Danny White (left) and Interim Dean Jeffrey Stout UCF Athletics and the university’s new School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy are partnering to...
Collegewide

New College Welcomes New Faculty

Written By: Drexler James '13 | August 31, 2018
The College of Health Professions and Sciences is pleased to welcome a number of new faculty members this fall, including those who attended the college’s...