Congratulations Faculty Awardees

Five College of Medicine faculty members were honored recently with UCF awards.   “We are so proud of these exceptional faculty who are unleashing  potential…

UCF Research Holds Promise For Fighting Malaria  

UCF researchers are making advances in finding novel and more effective treatments for malaria, by using cancer drugs and fungi. With two $3.8 million grants…

Med Student Earns National Award For Efforts To Reduce Health Disparities

A UCF medical student has received national recognition for her work in reducing healthcare disparities among minorities. Hannah Wilson, a third-year M.D. candidate, received the…

UCF Patent Will Improve Patient Care

A College of Medicine alum and his UCF research mentor have secured a patent for a digital tool that will help provide better care for…

Florida Blue Foundation Gives More Than $1 Million To Help UCF Address Barriers To Health

The University of Central Florida is strengthening its commitment to help people live life to the fullest, thanks to two gifts from Florida Blue Foundation…

Resident Identifies Geographical Links to Colon Cancer, Earns International Research Honor

A UCF-HCA Healthcare resident received international honors for his research showing that Southern U.S. states – which also have the nation’s highest obesity rates –…

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…

Dean German Named Central Florida Woman Of The Year

The Women’s Executive Council of Orlando has named Dr. Deborah German, UCF’s vice president for health affairs and founding dean of its medical school, as…

Making A Difference In Hispanic Healthcare Disparities

Hispanics continue to face severe health disparities and UCF’s College of Medicine can play a role in easing those challenges, Dr. Caridad Hernandez, chair of…

“Bras For A Cause” Supports Mammograms for Underserved Women

UCF Lake Nona Hospital will hold its annual “Bras for a Cause” event Oct. 2-6 to raise funds to provide mammograms for underserved women. And…

14 Faculty Earn Promotion, Tenure

Fourteen College of Medicine faculty recently achieved significant career milestones in earning promotions and tenure for the 2022-23 cycle. They are among 143 UCF educators…

Su-I Hou Honored as Fellow, Gerontological Society of America

UCF Professor Su-I Hou, who has dedicated her career to healthy aging, has been selected as a fellow of The Gerontological Society of America (GSA),…