13th Annual Global Health Conference Tackles Addiction

An estimated 36.3 million people worldwide suffer from addiction and on Jan.13, medical students and health professionals gathered at the UCF College of Medicine to…

How Communications Can Shape Future Of AIDS Pandemic

Those walking through the UCF College of Medicine hallways last month may have noticed a new adornment – 5 banners showcasing the visual history of…

NIH Supports UCF Scientist To Develop New Antibiotic for TB

A College of Medicine researcher is developing a new antibiotic related to penicillin to treat tuberculosis (TB) and related lung infections. Dr. Kyle Rohde, an…

UCF Medical Student Honored For Service To Public Health

Second-year medical student Carolyn Rapp, who has volunteered to bring health services to Orlando’s uninsured adults and children, has earned the prestigious 2023 Excellence in…

UCF Sharing Mental Health Advice Worldwide

Dr. Marcy Verduin has spent her career leading medical students and caring for patients with mental health conditions. Now she is sharing that expertise with…

Sharing Healthy Aging Research Worldwide

A UCF population health expert will travel to Ben-Gurion University in Israel next month to share her research into healthy aging. Dr. Su-I Hou, professor…

UCF Selected for Worldwide Health Consortium

UCF has been accepted into the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH), an organization of 170 academic institutions and organizations worldwide that are committed…

Global Health Conference Highlights Need For Healthcare Advocacy

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to highlight racial disparities in healthcare, physicians and other providers play a key role in helping patients overcome barriers to…

Knights Do That Podcast Features Dr. Elena Cyrus

Elena Cyrus, an infectious disease epidemiologist at UCF’s College of Medicine, shares her expertise in public health and COVID-19 vaccines. In episode 13 of Knights Do…

Med Student Receives National Award For Pandemic Efforts

A UCF medical student who used her bioengineering training to create makeshift ventilators for COVID-19 patients and help a free clinic transition to telehealth services…

College of Medicine Epidemiologist Weighs In On Missed Vaccine Doses

The advent of COVID-19 vaccines has provided a light at the end of the tunnel for a global pandemic that is going into its second…

How Racial Injustices Continue to Impact Women’s Healthcare

Black and indigenous women are three to four times more likely to die from pregnancy and birthing complications than whites, according to the Centers for…