CHPS News

Social Work

MSW Alumna Overcomes Cancer During School and Achieves Her Goals

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | July 15, 2020
Jamie Younger ’17 ’18 MSW traveled a rocky road on her path to becoming a clinical social worker. But she says her experience battling cancer...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

New CSD Pilot Telehealth Clinical Instruction Initiative Keeps Students on Track for Graduation

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 10, 2020
A new clinical instruction initiative in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is ensuring that students in the master’s program get the patient-contact hours...
Health Sciences

Students Across the US and Caribbean Get Exposure to STEM Disciplines and Learn from Experts Thanks to Virtual Workshop

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 2, 2020
  Nearly 200 elementary and high-school students throughout the U.S. and the Caribbean recently participated in a virtual STEM workshop, thanks to the efforts of...
Dean's Office

New CHPS Scholarship Honors Strength, Promise and Invincibility

Written By: Camille Dolan | June 24, 2020
A new scholarship in the College of Health Professions and Sciences honors not only a student’s promise, but also their past. The Invincible Knights Award...
Physical Therapy

How Alzheimer’s Disease Impacts Patient, Family and Friends and How to Rally Support in the Community

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 24, 2020
While everyone occasionally forgets a name, or why they entered a room, changes in cognition and behaviors might be indicators of something more serious. These...
Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Clinical Faculty Member Helps Patients Achieve Their Goals

Written By: Camille Dolan | June 23, 2020
Sheila Klausner has always viewed her profession as a physical therapist as more than a job – it’s her calling. She took her passion as...
Health Sciences

Men’s Health Encompasses A Wide Variety of Topics and Concerns

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 23, 2020
In 1948, the World Health Organization defined health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease...
Health Sciences

Health Sciences Alumnus Shares How Getting Involved Helped Him Find His Passions

Written By: Camille Dolan | June 22, 2020
Growing up, Taylor Duffy ‘20 was on track to become a professional tennis player. At the age of 16, he was nationally ranked and seemed...
Social Work

Fostering Relationships with Refugees Through Psychosocial Support

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | June 19, 2020
Resettling into a new country can be difficult for anyone. UCF Social Work Assistant Professor Asli Cennet Yalim talks about the increased challenges refugees experience...
Social Work

Social Work Professor Speaks on Pride, Pulse and Being an Ally to the LGBTQ+ Community

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 11, 2020
While the month of June can be a difficult for many people as they remember the Pulse nightclub shooting of June 12, 2016, June is...

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