Christopher Ingersoll is the founding dean for the College of Health Professions and Sciences at UCF where he leads a multidisciplinary team of scholars in providing innovative healthcare education and clinical services that address the needs of our Central Florida community and society. Ingersoll’s professional and research interests align with the field of sports medicine and he has published and presented on athletic training and neuroscience topics throughout his educational career. His substantial contributions to the field resulted in him being named to the National Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame. He has served as editor-in-chief for the Journal of Athletic Training and the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation and in 2010, he was elected to the World Association of Medical Editors. His involvement in the field of athletic training and health education has earned him the designation of fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, and the Association of Schools of Advancing Health Professions.
- Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Biomechanics, The University of Toledo
- LAT, Licensed Athletic Trainer
- ATC, Certified Athletic Trainer
- FACSM, Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine
- FNATA, Fellow of the National Athletic Trainers' Association
Ingersoll Serves as Medical Observer to Help Keep Football Players Safe
From a vantage point up high in the Bounce House, Christopher Ingersoll, dean of the College of Health Professions and Sciences, will use his expertise in athletic training and care of athletes to scan for possible injuries on the field. This...
UCF’s Doctoral Program in Exercise Physiology Ranks No. 1 in Florida
The UCF School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy recently earned the No. 1 ranking in Florida and ninth in the nation for its doctoral program in kinesiology by the National...
Message From UCF’s Clinical Leaders – Get Your Flu Shot Now
UCF’s clinical leaders gathered Monday to give the community a simple message: Get your flu shot. And then they rolled up their sleeves and were vaccinated at a new mobile...
A Message from Our Dean on Our Commitment to Stand Up for What Is Right
Dear CHPS students, faculty and staff- The heartbreaking events of the past week emphasize the significant and persistent racial injustices that exist in our nation. I share in your feelings...
UCF Graduate Communication Sciences and Disorders Program Ranks Among Top 25% In The Nation
The UCF graduate speech-language pathology program is ranked in the top 25% of programs in the nation, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report ranking. UCF’s graduate speech-language...
Schellhase, Ingersoll Receive Honors, Recognition from National Athletic Trainers’ Association
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association recently recognized Dean Christopher Ingersoll and Kristen Schellhase, associate lecturer and athletic training program director, during the organization’s convention in July. Schellhase received the Athletic...