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UCF School of Social Work Welcomes New Director, Matthew Theriot
Social Work

UCF School of Social Work Welcomes New Director, Matthew Theriot

Written By: Megan Pabian | February 4, 2021
Dr. Matthew Theriot The UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences welcomes Matthew Theriot, who will lead the School of Social Work as its new...
2 Teams Awarded 2020 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards
Communication Sciences and Disorders

2 Teams Awarded 2020 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards

Written By: BRITTANY RYDER | February 4, 2021
Two projects aimed at helping educate first responders and communicating the importance of vaccinations to new parents have been named winners of the 2020 Pabst...
Researcher Spotlight: Keith Brazendale
Researcher Spotlight

Researcher Spotlight: Keith Brazendale

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | January 29, 2021
Keith Brazendale, assistant professor in Health Sciences, studies obesity in children, particularly how daily “routine” and “structure” can impact healthy weight in kids. It’s a passion he always had but took time to realize. He started college as a finance...
UCF DPT National Licensure Exam Performance Continues to Surpass State and National Averages
Physical Therapy

UCF DPT National Licensure Exam Performance Continues to Surpass State and National Averages

Written By: Megan Pabian | January 25, 2021
The recently released licensure exam from the UCF DPT Class of 2020 place the cohort’s first-attempt pass rates and mean scores above both the state...
Athletic Training Preceptor of the Month for January 2021: Tessa McEvoy
Athletic Training

Athletic Training Preceptor of the Month for January 2021: Tessa McEvoy

Written By: Kim MacLennan | January 21, 2021
For the month of January 2021, we celebrate Preceptor of the Month, Tessa McEvoy. As the assistant athletic trainer for UCF men’s soccer and women’s...
Students Expand Their Toolbox and Learn New Skills Due to COVID-19 and a Desire to Help Others
Social Work

Students Expand Their Toolbox and Learn New Skills Due to COVID-19 and a Desire to Help Others

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | January 19, 2021
Service-learning in a digital classroom poses a significant challenge to the element of human interaction, especially for social workers. Though showing flexibility in a challenging...
Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Spring 2021
Dean's Office

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Spring 2021

Written By: Megan Pabian | January 14, 2021
Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance the profession. As part of an institution designated as...
Residency Faculty Davidson, Cezat and Voigtmann Receive National and State Awards
Physical Therapy

Residency Faculty Davidson, Cezat and Voigtmann Receive National and State Awards

Written By: Drexler James | January 14, 2021
The residency faculty of UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Residency received multiple awards at the state and national level this award season. Kristen Cezat, PT,...
Second Resident Dr. Rohan Successfully Passes Neurologic Board Certification
Physical Therapy

Second Resident Dr. Rohan Successfully Passes Neurologic Board Certification

Written By: Drexler James | January 12, 2021
The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health’s neurologic residency program’s second resident, Brittany Rohan, PT, DPT, NCS, successfully passed the American Board of Physical...
Third Resident Dr. Berry Receives Multiple Awards From Neurology Academy and Orlando Health
Physical Therapy

Third Resident Dr. Berry Receives Multiple Awards From Neurology Academy and Orlando Health

Written By: Drexler James | January 12, 2021
The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health’s neurologic residency program’s third resident, Olivia Berry, PT, DPT has been selected to be a recipient of...

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