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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...
Physical Therapy

Gov. Scott Appoints Pabian to State’s Physical Therapy Board

Written By: Karen Guin | April 3, 2015
Gov. Rick Scott has appointed UCF faculty member Patrick Pabian to the Florida Board of Physical Therapy for a three-year term. Pabian (right) is director of...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Free Head and Neck Cancer Risk Assessment Available April 14

Written By: Karen Guin | March 31, 2015
Free Head and Neck Cancer Risk Assessment is available April 14 at the Crosby YMCA in Winter Park. Fla. The event will include risk assessments for thyroid cancer and...
Physical Therapy

Kids with Developmental Disabilities to Have Field Day All Their Own

Written By: Mark Schleub - UCF News and Information | March 23, 2015
Playing is a big part of being a kid. But for children with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and other physical and developmental disabilities, it...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Doctoral Student Achievements Include National Article, UCF Award

Written By: Karen Guin | March 6, 2015
The latest accomplishments of doctoral students in the department include an article in a national news magazine and a first-place award for research. Mary (Patterson) Mitchell is the author...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Rivers Reports on Communication Skills Used by African American Children, Adolescents

Written By: Karen Guin | February 4, 2015
Associate Professor Kenyatta Rivers is a co-author of two studies on the language of African American children and adolescents published in the latest issue of the peer-reviewed journal...

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