Medical Student Wins Pulse Legacy Scholarship

Nader Tabsh remembers exactly where he was the night of the Pulse mass shooting in Orlando.  Eight months after moving to America from the United…

Creating Safer Healing Spaces for LGBTQ Patients

Almost 20 percent of LGBTQ+ adults say they avoid seeking healthcare because they fear discrimination, according to a recent study, leading to poorer health outcomes…

Biomechanics Engineer Wins NSF CAREER Grant

Biomedical and mechanical engineer Robert Steward Jr. is one of five UCF National Science Foundation CAREER grant recipients who are finding innovative and bold new…

A Surprise Graduation Gift to Remember

Tryphina Mikhail burst into tears of joy when she looked up into the stands of UCF’s Addition Financial Arena and saw an unexpected but familiar…

Med Student Wins Top Research Award at National Conference

When COVID-19 caused a shutdown of lab facilities last year, medical student Andrew Collins was forced to change the research project he was completing for…

Burnett Graduates More than 300 Scientists Saturday

On Saturday May 8, 353 young scientists will graduate from the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences. Those earning degrees include 341 undergraduates, 10 master’s students…

Asian American Healthcare Professionals Tackle Asian Hate

When Diane Tran began medical school last year, she quickly noticed that Central Florida lacked the Asian population of her Southern California hometown. And as…

UCF Internal Medicine Residents Helping to Promote COVID-19 Vaccine

Internal Medicine residents at Osceola Regional Medical Center are playing their part in encouraging Central Florida residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Three residents are…

Dr. Fernández-Valle Receives UCF’s Highest Faculty Honor

College of Medicine research professor Dr. Cristina Fernández-Valle is one of five UCF faculty members who received this year’s Pegasus Professor award, the university’s highest…

Five Med School Faculty Honored for Women’s History Month

Five College of Medicine faculty are among 31 women being honored by UCF Faculty Excellence during March for Women’s History Month. The awardees were nominated…

Burnett Alum’s Art Exhibit Celebrates Black Women Entrepreneurs

Sabrina Dessalines ’20 says it’s never been her intention to be a well-known artist — but her work may paint a different picture. After contributing to…

Med School Names New Diversity Leader

Tracy MacIntosh, M.D, M.P.H., M.S., FACEP, is the College of Medicine’s new Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Selected after a national search, Dr….