Getting Ahead Of The Next Pandemic: UCF Researcher Named To National Think Tank

College of Medicine microbiologist Dr. Salvador Almagro-Moreno is one of 50 researchers nationwide selected to identify the emerging threat of pathogens that jump from animals…

College of Medicine Researcher Using Genomic Surveillance to Curb COVID-19

Most are familiar with the field of genomics in relation to ancestry mapping — such as 23andMe and Ancestry.com — uncovering relatives and identifying genetic…

College of Medicine Researchers Help UCF Rank in Top 25 for Patents

Two College of Medicine researchers who established patents for their medical inventions helped UCF rank 25th among public universities in the nation for producing patents…

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…

Protecting, Defending and Healing

In the military, medical officers are promoted at the time they receive their M.D. diploma. On Friday, College of Medicine graduates Hannah Prock Gibbs, Avery…

COM Faculty, Graduate Celebrated at Virtual Founders’ Day Convocation

Nine College of Medicine faculty members and one recent graduate were recognized at UCF’s Founders’ Day Awards held virtually on Wednesday, April 7. The annual…

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…

Dr. Rohde Receives Grant To Fight Infection Common in CF Patients

An estimated 30,000 people in the United States suffer from cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that makes patients prone to persistent lung infections. One of the most debilitating…

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….

GME Psychiatry Faculty Member Wins National Teaching Award

Dr. Daniel Witter, who leads the UCF-HCA psychiatry residency program at North Florida Regional Medical Center, has received a national award for the way he…

Faculty Member’s Book Helps Children Understand Miscarriage

Sharing the news of a miscarriage can be a difficult conversation, particularly with younger children. As a board-certified OB/GYN with decades of practice experience, College…

“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…