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Democracy Is The Backbone To Our Purpose
Social Work

Democracy Is The Backbone To Our Purpose

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | January 11, 2021
The mob invasion of the Capitol building was not a protest, it was an attack by our own people on our democracy. As social workers,...
Director Appointed to UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science
Physical Therapy

Director Appointed to UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science

Written By: Megan Pabian | January 7, 2021
Matt S. Stock, an associate professor of physical therapy, has been named as the director of the UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science....
Health Sciences Students Showcase Research Proposals at Annual Symposium
Health Sciences

Health Sciences Students Showcase Research Proposals at Annual Symposium

Written By: Megan Pabian | December 16, 2020
As the semester draws to an end, Health Sciences students from five sections of the Applied Health Research Methodology class participated in an online symposium...
Orlando Health, UCF Partner to Provide Specialized Toy Cars for Kids with Limited Mobility
Physical Therapy

Orlando Health, UCF Partner to Provide Specialized Toy Cars for Kids with Limited Mobility

Written By: Charles Frazier, WFTV.com | December 14, 2020
A team of therapists from the Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, along with a group from UCF’s Department of Physical Therapy, built specialized,...
Reshawna Chapple Selected as Faculty Fellow for Inclusive Excellence
Social Work

Reshawna Chapple Selected as Faculty Fellow for Inclusive Excellence

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | December 9, 2020
School of Social Work Associate Professor Reshawna Chapple has done much throughout her academic career to address inclusion and diversity among faculty and students. Chapple’s...
Study: Using Technology-based Fall Risk Assessments for Older Adults
Kinesiology

Study: Using Technology-based Fall Risk Assessments for Older Adults

Written By: UCF College of Nursing | December 8, 2020
Falls in older adults are the leading cause of fatal injury, and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admission according to the Centers...
Six Kinesiology Students Earn National Scholarships
Kinesiology

Six Kinesiology Students Earn National Scholarships

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | December 4, 2020
Six Ph.D. students in the Division of Kinesiology have been awarded scholarships from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. David Boffry, Nick Clark, Kylie Harmon...
Four CHPS Students are Members of the 2020-21 President’s Leadership Council
Health Sciences

Four CHPS Students are Members of the 2020-21 President’s Leadership Council

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 25, 2020
Four students from the College of Health Profession and Sciences join 31 other University of Central Florida students as members of the President’s Leadership Council....
Research Spotlight: Kim Gryglewicz Combats Suicide
Researcher Spotlight

Research Spotlight: Kim Gryglewicz Combats Suicide

Written By: Camille Dolan | November 25, 2020
Suicide is a growing health problem in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, death by suicide rose by nearly...
CSD Alumna Helps Stoneman Douglas Students Heal and Thrive
Communication Sciences and Disorders

CSD Alumna Helps Stoneman Douglas Students Heal and Thrive

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 24, 2020
Rachel Archambault ’13 ’16 is a speech-language pathologist at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. And while her goal was always to help improve...

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