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UCF Hosts First Go Baby Go! Global Summit

Friday February 3, 2017
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Physical therapists from as far away as Israel gathered Jan. 20-21 at the College of Health and Public Affairs for the first global summit of the mobility project known as Go Baby Go!

Knights on the Go Cafe Featured in AmeriDisability

Wednesday February 1, 2017
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The college's Knights on the Go Café is the subject of a feature article in the latest issue of AmeriDisability magazine.

Strokes Becoming More Common in Younger Adults, Aphasia House Helps

Monday December 12, 2016
Learn how Aphasia House is providing help for young stroke survivors who have loss their ability to read, write and speak in a story produced by WMFE 90.7.

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.

Students, Faculty Members Care for Local Farmworkers at Free Clinics

Wednesday August 3, 2016
UCF physical therapy and social work students and faculty members were among the 60-some volunteers who offered two free health clinics last week for Apopka-area farmworkers and their families.

Rovito Participates in White House Dialogue on Men's Health

Friday January 15, 2016
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Assistant Professor Michael Rovito with the Department of Health Professions was among the health care, public policy, business and nonprofit professionals who participated in the White House Dialogue on Men's Health Jan. 8.

Deans Invited to Speak at International Conference in China

Tuesday June 2, 2015
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Two deans from the College of Health and Public Affairs were invited to speak at a conference in China that included scholars from four continents.

UCF Selected for National Social Work HEALS Program

Monday May 11, 2015
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UCF's School of Social Work has been selected to participate in a new national program that will provide student scholarships and support in social work health care education.

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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