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Health Sciences

Military Program Awards Health Sciences Student $3,000 Scholarship

Written By: Karen Guin | August 14, 2015
Ryan Garwood, a junior health sciences pre-clinical major, has received a $3,000 scholarship from the Cape Canaveral Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America, reports the...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Embracing Freedom: UCF Clinic Helps Woman Achieve American Dream

Written By: Karen Guin | July 1, 2015
This Fourth of July, Fernanda Mello has much to celebrate: becoming a U.S. citizen as a result of working hard to master English following her...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Department Has Strong Showing at 2015 FLASHA Convention

Written By: Karen Guin | June 4, 2015
The 2015 Annual Convention of the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (FLASHA) took place May 28-31 in Fort Lauderdale. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders...
Physical Therapy

UCF Provides Modified Kiddie Cars to Special Toddlers, Only the Beginning

Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | June 1, 2015
Barnabas Dowdell was born with Down syndrome, and moving his lower body is a challenge. So his mom was astonished when the 13-month-old drove his...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Clinic Welcomes Cosby as New Audiologist

Written By: Karen Guin | May 26, 2015
The Communication Disorders Clinic is pleased to welcome Janel Cosby, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A, F-AAA, (right) as its new audiologist and a clinical lecturer. Cosby is a...
Health Sciences

Health Awareness and Prevention Society Among UCF’s Fastest Growing Student Organizations

Written By: Karen Guin | May 4, 2015
UCF registered nearly 100 new student organizations this academic year, and perhaps the fastest growing was the Health Awareness and Prevention Society, or H.A.P.S. H.A.P.S....
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Laryngectomy Support Group Helps Educate Students

Written By: Karen Guin | April 22, 2015
A laryngectomy support group named the New Voice Club of Orlando provides patients who have undergone laryngectomies with a chance to connect and share their experiences...
Athletic Training

Photo Essay: Athletic Training Students Practice Spineboarding

Written By: Karen Guin | April 10, 2015
Each spring, seniors in the Athletic Training Program hone their emergency skills during a semester-long course named Acute Care in Athletic Training. “They get a one-credit...
Health Sciences

Nearly 20 Students Present Research Posters This Week

Written By: Karen Guin | April 3, 2015
Nearly 20 students from the Department of Health Professions presented research posters during UCF’s 2015 Research Week, held March 30 to April 2 on the Orlando campus. Twelve students from the Physical...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Fourteen Students Present Research Posters This Week

Written By: Karen Guin | April 3, 2015
Fourteen students from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders presented research posters during UCF’s 2015 Research Week, held March 30 to April 2 on the Orlando campus. Five students in the...