MedPACt Conference Focuses On Arts And Healing

Art, whether it’s a painting, music, performance or simply enjoying another’s creativity, has a place in medicine and healing. That was the message of the…

Citizenship Equals Service

Dr. George Yazigi raised his right hand, took his oath of American citizenship, and then sped off to care for immigrant farmworkers in one of…

Global Health Conference Draws Record Number Of Attendees

More than 200 students and faculty attended the College of Medicine’s sixth-annual Global Health Conference January 21 , to learn how the health of the…

UCF’s Perspective on Global Health Presented to Family Physicians Academy

College of Medicine M.D. students, who have developed innovative global health conferences on skeletal budgets and taken their global health initiatives to the Dominican Republic…

Teamwork Serves Local Farmworkers

A village of future healthcare leaders and their teachers cared for Central Florida’s neediest families July 26 and 28, helping almost 200 Apopka-area farmworkers with…

Med Student Advocates In D.C. For Global Health

Nicole Spitzer, a second-year medical student passionate about global health, was among 50 collegiate advocates who lobbied in Washington recently for increased funding to fight…

Global Health Conference Tackles Neglected Tropical Diseases

The theme of “Neglected Tropical Diseases” at the College of Medicine’s 5th Annual Global Health conference was fueled by a medical mission trip to the…

Growing Bolder Highlights Dr. Simms-Cendan’s Worldwide Service

Dr. Judy Simms-Cendan’s community health efforts across the globe are featured on Growing Bolder television. As associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of…

Global Health Conference Focus: Tropical Disease

The College of Medicine’s annual global health conference – organized by students seeking to improve health worldwide – will focus on neglected tropical diseases –…

Coloring Mosquitoes To Identify Those Carrying Infectious Diseases

A UCF College of Medicine researcher has designed a new mosquito surveillance tool that attracts the insects, diagnoses those carrying disease and turns them a…

Dr. Simms-Cendan Honored For Community Engagement, Outreach

Dr. Judy Simms-Cendan, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of International Experiences at the College of Medicine, was honored September 21 as a…

Global Lessons In Care, Collaboration

The heat and humidity were oppressive and the smell of car fumes mingled with food stalls and garbage as buses carrying UCF medical and nursing…