CHPS News

Research

James Receives Two-Year NIH Grant for Independent Research

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | January 18, 2019
Brittny James, a research associate in the CHPS Office of Research, has been awarded a two-year, $139,343 National Institutes of Health grant. The award is...
Physical Therapy

Lake Highland Prep Students Impact Lives by Upgrading Toy Cars

Written By: Downtown Community Paper | January 16, 2019
Students from the robotics program at Lake Highland Preparatory School cheered on toddlers who were testing out their new toy vehicles, but these were not...
Physical Therapy

Clinic for Apopka Farmworkers Gets Boost from Florida Blue Grant

Written By: Orlando Sentinel | December 27, 2018
Since 2016, a group of UCF volunteers has been hosting a free clinic in Apopka four times a year to provide care to uninsured farmworkers...
Communication Disorders Clinic

Children With Disabilities Receive Specially Adapted Toys

Written By: Fox 35 Orlando | December 8, 2018
On Saturday, two dozen children with physical disabilities celebrated the holiday season by receiving specially-adapted toys. The children and their families received the toys at...
Athletic Training

Preceptor of the Month: Stephanie Lennon

Written By: Kim Maclennan | November 30, 2018
Congratulations, Stephanie Lennon, for earning the UCF Athletic Training Program’s Preceptor of the Month award for November! Lennon is head athletic trainer for Oak Ridge...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Rosa-Lugo Honored for Developing Clinical Study Abroad Programs

Written By: Karen Guin | November 29, 2018
UCF Board of Trustees members and President Dale Whittaker recently honored Linda I. Rosa Lugo, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, for her trailblazing...
Athletic Training

Athletic Training Students Give Back, Gain Skills With Community Partners

Written By: Camille Dolan | November 28, 2018
First-year students in UCF’s Athletic Training Program take a clinical skills class where they learn functional knowledge of human anatomy, advanced taping and bracing skills, and clinical assessment of...
Dean's Office

Seven CHPS Students Serve on 2018-19 President’s Leadership Council

Written By: Drexler B. James | November 27, 2018
The 2018-19 President’s Leadership Council, a delegation of students selected based upon their excellence in leadership, scholarship and service to the university, is composed of...
Physical Therapy

Elementary School Students Help Build Tiny Cars for Children With Limited Mobility

Written By: Sabrina Williams | November 21, 2018
Beep! Beep! Orlando Health, UCF Go Baby Go!, and Orange Center Elementary STEM Magnet Program students recently formed an automotive assembly line to adapt motorized...
Health Sciences

Health Sciences Places High Priority on Undergraduate Research

Written By: Drexler B. James | November 15, 2018
The Department of Health Sciences works tirelessly to ensure that its 4,000 undergraduate students are actively engaged in their education at UCF. “We are really...

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