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Health Sciences

UCF Limbitless Solutions Students Win Awards at SBEC Biomedical Engineering Conference

Written By: Katherine Tran and Case Hannum | November 1, 2022
Two health sciences students received first and third place at the Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference for presentations including newly published research for the hands-free wheelchair...
Dean's Office

CHPS Dean Christopher Ingersoll Awarded by CAATE for Contributions to AT Education and Accreditation

Written By: Mikita Nayee | October 28, 2022
The athletic training accreditation entity, Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), honored UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences Dean Christopher Ingersoll with...
Social Work

Reshawna Chapple Co-PI on a $5 Million Interdisciplinary Grant at UM

Written By: University of Michigan, CDHW | October 28, 2022
The Center for Disability Health and Wellness (CDHW) at the University of Michigan (U-M), has been awarded a five-year, $5 million grant dedicated to enhancing...
Health Sciences

How TikTok Trends May Impact Shortage of Type 2 Diabetes Drug Ozempic

Written By: healthline | October 26, 2022
The prescription drug Ozempic, used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes, has gone viral on the social media platform TikTok because of its weight-loss...
Physical Therapy

YOUR HEALTH: Go Baby Go

Written By: Milvionne Chery and Roque Correa | October 26, 2022
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Cerebral palsy, down syndrome, or certain birth defects … These are just some of the conditions that may cause limited...
Social Work

UCF Podcast: Championing Against Violence

Written By: Nicole Dudenhoefer ’17 | October 24, 2022
Season three of Knights Do That, UCF’s official podcast, returns with its sixth guest, Bethany Backes, an assistant professor in the Violence Against Women faculty...
Athletic Training

A Fitness Expert Weighs In On How To Build The Best Workout Routine For Yourself

Written By: Health Digest | October 18, 2022
Working out is an essential part of a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle. As a matter of fact, getting regular exercise and physical activity can help...
Social Work

Advance Care Planning a Bridge to Hospice Among Latino Communities

Written By: Holly Vossel | October 17, 2022
Early access to advance care planning can be a vehicle for greater health equity among underserved Latino communities, recent research has shown. Providers have a...
Social Work

UCF Social Work Panel Event Explores Puerto Rican Intersectionality to Better Serve Clients

Written By: CHPS Staff | October 14, 2022
UCF School of Social Work faculty Iradly Roche organized an event to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on September 23 by scheduling a panel of four...
Social Work

Social Work Faculty Olga Molina Honored for Her Efforts to Support Hispanic Clients

Written By: CHPS Staff | October 14, 2022
The UCF Office of Civil Discourse and Engagement‘s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Reception honored Olga Molina, associate professor at the School of Social Work, for her contributions...

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