“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…

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…

UCF Researcher Tackles ‘Chemo Brain’

Brain fog, difficulty concentrating and forgetfulness are common complaints among many cancer patients who have undergone chemotherapy. But while “chemo brain” affects about 75 percent…

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…

Dr. Castiglioni Wins Women of Distinction Award

College of Medicine faculty physician Dr. Analia Castiglioni is one of three women faculty honored by UCF President Alexander N. Cartwright on Wednesday with the…

Message From UCF’s Clinical Leaders – Get Your Flu Shot Now

UCF’s clinical leaders gathered Monday to give the community a simple message: Get your flu shot. And then they rolled up their sleeves and were…

Hispanic Physicians Tell Students, “Embrace Your Origins”

As the Hispanic population in the U.S. continues to grow — surpassing 60 million in 2019 — a recent workforce survey showed less than 6%…