“Muji’s Tree” Unveiled For Professor With Caring Spirit

A young Southern hickory tree, nestled among the landscape at the College of Medicine’s Lake Nona campus, honors a founding faculty member who retired this…

UCF Health Adds Rheumatologist To Practice

UCF Health recently welcomed another rheumatologist to the practice who, in addition to caring for patients, will join our three existing rheumatology faculty to train…

UCF Study To Identify Protective Factors for Suicide Ideation among Young Lesbian and Bisexual Women

What protective factors reduce the likelihood lesbian and bisexual women will consider killing themselves? That’s the focus of a $2 million national study led by…

College Honors Faculty, Staff, Students

The College of Medicine recognized outstanding faculty, staff and students recently in a virtual 2020 Awards celebration meant to “thank you for keeping our medical…

KNIGHTS Clinic Patient Education Goes Virtual

With the global pandemic affecting almost all aspects of daily life, medical students who operate the free KNIGHTS Clinic have found creative ways to continue…

UCF Medical Students Distribute Smart Thermometers To Prevent COVID-19 Spread

With physical distancing restrictions in place and student outreach like the KNIGHTS and Chapman Clinics reducing services during the pandemic, UCF medical students have come…

Five Burnett Students win Hispanic Heritage Scholarships

After Hurricane Maria ravaged her home country of Puerto Rico in 2017, Rocio Vazquez Beltran came to Florida in search of a better future and…

Med Student Recognized Nationally for ECG Screening Research

Sudden cardiac death is the most common medical cause of death in athletes. About one in 40,000 children will have their hearts stop during exercise…

Natural Killer Cell Therapy In Trials for Treating COVID-19

An immunity-boosting technology developed by the College of Medicine is being tested as a potential weapon in the fight against COVID-19.   UCF cancer researcher…

Lessons Learned: Keeping Medical Students From Zoom Fatigue

How do you make Zoom classes on biochemistry interesting? “You need a personality and an accent helps,” joked Professor of Medicine Dr. Stephen Lambert of…

Support For Students Feeling Stressed During COVID-19

More than six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, students have a new normal as they face the rigors of medical school, and the College of…

Population Health Sciences Adds 2 New Faculty

As the COVID-19 pandemic highlights health disparities and the need to better acknowledge the social determinants of health, the College of Medicine has added two…