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Category: Health Management and Informatics

Atkins Named 2017 AcademyHealth New Investigator

Monday January 23, 2017
AcademyHealth, the national organization for health services researchers, policymakers and practitioners, has selected Assistant Professor Danielle Atkins to participate in the 2017 New Investigator Small Grant Program.

HSA Student Courtney Sexton Named Miss Florida 2016

Tuesday July 5, 2016
Health services administration graduate student Courtney Sexton has been named Miss Florida 2016.

Unruh Discusses New Study on Nurse Retention in Podcast

Thursday January 7, 2016
Professor Lynn Unruh, the co-author of a new study on the retention of nurses published by the Western Journal of Nursing Research, discusses the study in a podcast.

Liberman Featured in College's Last Lecture Series

Friday December 11, 2015
Professor Emeritus Aaron Liberman, from the Department of Health Management and Informatics, was the most recent presenter in the college's Last Lecture Series.

Ramirez Wins College's Inaugural International Incentive Award

Wednesday November 18, 2015
The International Affairs Committee has awarded the inaugural International Incentive Award to associate professor and director of global initiatives Dr. Bernardo Ramirez.

Kapucu, Oetjen Begin Five-Year Appointments as College Leaders

Monday August 24, 2015
This month, two faculty members in the College of Health and Public Affairs began five-year appointments as the leader of their respective academic unit.

Nonica Santiago Wins National Student Triumph Award

Tuesday July 7, 2015
The American Health Information Management Association has selected Nonica Santiago, a recent graduate of the health informatics and information management program, as the 2015 winner of its Student Triumph Award.

Bithlo's Transformation Highlighted at Health Care Symposium

Monday April 27, 2015
During the 11th annual Health Care Symposium, the College of Health and Public Affairs shone a spotlight on the town of Bithlo and how it's transforming into a healthier community.


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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