Faculty and Staff

Dr. Suha Saleh is a Clinical Associate Professor and Director for the undergraduate program in the Department of Health Sciences, College of Health Professions and Sciences, University of Central Florida. Dr. Saleh obtained a B.S. in Medical Technology (currently known as Clinical Laboratory Science) from Al-Quds University in Israel in 1995, and a Ph.D. in Physiology from Kansas State University in 2000. Then she completed postdoctoral training at the Neuroscience Department at Georgetown University Medical Center. Her research focus on eye disorders and diabetes, college student health and health education. Dr. Saleh held several academic positions. Most recently, she serves as the Director of Health Sciences undergraduate program since 2010 at the University of Central Florida.

  • Ph.D., Physiology
Research Interests
  • Health education
  • College student health
  • Eye disorders and diabetes
  • HSC4555: Pathophysiology I
  • HSC4558: Pathophysiology II
  • Saleh Honored for Exceptional Leadership of Health Sciences Program
    Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 and Karen Guin | May 28, 2019
    Thousands of students have benefited from Suha Saleh, Ph.D. on behalf of the health sciences major at UCF. Saleh has served as program director for the health sciences major since she...
  • 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 emphasizing integrative learning in our...
  • Schellhase and Saleh Assume New Leadership Positions
    Written By: Karen Guin | May 16, 2017
    Kristen Schellhase, interim chair of the Department of Health Professions, has been appointed a Dean’s Fellow for the 2017-18 academic year, announced Dean Michael Frumkin. “Dr. Schellhase has done an...
  • Student Excellence Leads to Med School, News Profiles
    Written By: Karen Guin | August 2, 2016
    Recent graduate Aaron Pollock excelled as an honors student in the Health Sciences Pre-Clinical Program in the College of Health and Public Affairs and the Burnett Honors College. “Aaron was an...
  • 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. began last fall with 30...