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UCF Go Baby Go! Holds Another Successful Car-Build Workshop

Monday September 12, 2016
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The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program's UCF Go Baby Go! program, located in the Department of Health Professions, held another successful car-build workshop Sept. 9 at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center.

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.

UCF Study Examines First Responder Stress and Support Needs

Tuesday June 21, 2016
Public affairs doctoral study Anastasia Miller examined support strategies and burnout among first responders as her dissertation research.

UCF Unveils First-of-its-Kind Cafe in Florida

Monday February 1, 2016
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UCF and partner Aramark launched the Knights on the Go Café in Health and Public Affairs I as the first site to demonstrate an innovative new harness system in Florida.

UCF Go Baby Go! Provides Modified Toy Cars for 16 More Children

Monday December 7, 2015
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UCF's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program hosted a second UCF Go Baby Go! workshop to retrofit motorized toy cars for young children with special needs.

Health Awareness and Prevention Society Among UCF's Fastest Growing Student Organizations

Monday May 4, 2015
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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.

Gov. Scott Appoints Pabian to State's Physical Therapy Board

Friday April 3, 2015
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Gov. Rick Scott has appointed UCF faculty member Patrick Pabian to the Florida Board of Physical Therapy for a three-year term. Pabian is director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program and a clinical associate professor.

UCF Professor to Lead Expansion of Suicide-Prevention Programs

Thursday October 30, 2014
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UCF assistant professor of social work Kim Gryglewicz is the program director for a $3.68 million expansion of suicide-prevention services for children, teenagers and young adults in Florida.

UCF Forum: Black Infant Deaths Point to Flaw in U.S. Health Care System

Wednesday October 29, 2014
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Vanessa Lopez-Littleton is the author of a new opinion piece published by UCF Today online.


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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