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For the Love of Zeke: Alumnus Creates Endowed Scholarship to Honor His Brother

Monday January 23, 2017
UCF alumnus Adam Marek and his family have established the Russ Marek Medical Endowed Scholarship for students in the Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy. He initiated the scholarship to honor his brother, Russ, aka "Zeke," a man with an indomitable spirit in the face of adversity.

UCF Hosts International Conference on Designing Health Care Systems

Wednesday December 7, 2016
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Researchers from more than 20 countries gathered for the 21st conference of the Society for Design and Process Science, held Dec. 4-6 at the university's Rosen College of Hospitality Management and coordinated by the College of Health and Public Affairs.

Welcome New Faculty Members!

Tuesday August 30, 2016
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The College of Health and Public Affairs is pleased to welcome more than 20 new full-time permanent faculty members this fall.

College Hosts Official from Tyumen State University in Russia

Monday August 15, 2016
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The College of Health and Public Affairs hosted an official and scientist from Tyumen State University in Russia for a daylong visit on Aug. 11.

Patients Fair Better if They Can Make Choices during Their Care

Tuesday August 9, 2016
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Associate Dean Thomas Wan and a team of UCF graduate students examined the impact of care aligned with eight guiding principles on hospitalizations and readmissions in heart-failure patients with a one-year, $165,000 grant from Florida Hospital.

We Are One

Monday June 13, 2016
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"... the entire leadership of COHPA is committed to working with the LGBTQ, Islamic and Latino communities to move beyond this tragedy." -- Michael Frumkin, Ph.D., Dean

UCF Wins Partnership Award from Orange County Public Schools

Tuesday May 31, 2016
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Orange County Public Schools recently recognized the University of Central Florida as an "Outstanding Partner in Education" on behalf of Evans High School.

Florida Senators Honored with UCF Public Service Awards

Thursday May 5, 2016
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The University of Central Florida recognized U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Florida Sen. Andy Gardiner among others Wednesday night with 2016 Public Service Leadership Awards.

Research Fellows Program Helps COHPA Secure Increasing Number of Federal Grants

Wednesday April 27, 2016
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In 2009, COHPA developed the COHPA Research Fellowship program to help guide and mentor research faculty members in their efforts to secure granting funding.

College Honors Donors, Recipients at Scholarship Dinner

Friday April 15, 2016
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Donors to scholarships in the college met the latest beneficiaries of their generosity -- the 2015-16 scholarship recipients -- during an elegant reception, dinner and ceremony held April 7 at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center.
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The health care informatics master's program at UCF really helped me connect with the industry, meet people at conferences and sit for the most-desired certification exams."
— Michael Neimann M.S. in health care informatics ('14)
My internship with the District 9 Medical Examiner’s Office was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I gained an excellent understanding of the medical examiner’s office and the criminal justice field in general."
— Adam Stubley B.S. in criminal justice, criminal profiling certificate ('11)
UCF provides its physical therapy students with an excellent education and prepares them to work in the most challenging of settings."
— Jamie Dyson Rehabilitation Supervisor, Orlando Regional Medical Center
UCF's program provided me the opportunity to expedite my student experience while attaining practical experience working within local health systems."
— Daniel Barr V.P. at National Children's Hospital; M.S. in health sciences, health services administration track ('04)
My master's education helped me see the big picture of the nonprofit industry. UCF showed me how to see the different fundraising tools within the Central Florida area."
— Krysti Griffith Executive Director of Growth from Grief; Master of Nonprofit Management ('12)
The course opened my eyes to grant writing ... I learned a great deal and you [Barbara Howell] are truly an excellent instructor."
— Deborah Reith Master of Public Administration student who secured a $10,000 federal grant through a course project; B.S. in criminal justice ('86)
The skills I learned during my time at UCF are what made my transition to law school so seamless."
— Jacqueline Iaquinta Touro Law Center student; B.S. in legal studies ('10)
As an inaugural graduate of the M.R.A. program at UCF, I can attest to the outstanding curriculum developed for research administrators. "
— April Heyward Post Award Services Coordinator, University of South Carolina; Master of Research Administration ('13)
It was at UCF that I first learned many of the skills that I’ve since honed, including mapping with GIS software - an ability I found invaluable to my search for internships, graduate-level coursework, and employment."
— Richard "Ben" Hagen Research and Communications Associate, New Economy Project, New York City; B.S. in public administration ('10)
I am excited to be able to give back to the program that invested so much in me. It is truly and honor and a privilege."
— Carlos Gual Instructor of Athletic Training; B.S. in athletic training ('09)
The faculty advisor [at my medical school] was amazed that I had the opportunity to truly participate in the full spectrum of research as an undergraduate. "
— Chase Cavayero, medical student at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicince, B.S. in health sciences - pre-clinical ('13) 
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