Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF, Florida Hospital Research Collaboration Awards First Grant

Written By: Barbara Abney | February 4, 2016

UCF, Florida Hospital Research Collaboration Awards First Grant
Bari Hoffman, Ph.D.

A collaboration between the University of Central Florida and Florida Hospital has awarded its first $20,000 seed grant to a team that will study the fundamentals of cough in patients with head and neck cancer.

Olusegun Ilegbusi, a professor in UCF’s College of Engineering & Computer Science and Dr. Nikhil Rao, a radiation oncologist at Florida Hospital teamed up through the Central Florida Health Research website to pursue the funding for their joint project. Ilegbusi collaborates on this project with Bari Hoffman, associate professor at UCF’s College of Health and Public Affairs.

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