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…

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…

Physician Staying In Osceola To Care For “The New Family I Love”

As a young physician, Mustafa Kinaan helped build UCF’s new residency and fellowship programs. After five years of training, he’s staying in Greater Orlando to…

UCF White Coats For Black Lives – “This Is What Love Directs Us To Do”

UCF medical students Lake Lindo and Joshua Salzman have known each other since kindergarten – they grew up together in Orlando, played YMCA basketball together….

Self Elected as Chair of Florida’s Advisory Council of Faculty Senates

Dr. Bill Self, an associate professor in the Burnett School of Biomedical Science, was recently elected as the chair of the statewide Advisory Council of…

Dr. Parks Named Associate Dean For Research

  Dr. Griffith Parks is the College of Medicine’s new associate dean for research. In announcing his promotion, Dr. Deborah German, vice president for health…

Faces Of Recovery: “There Is A Way Out”

    At 23, Richard Paul didn’t plan on seeing his next birthday. His addiction to alcohol and drugs was killing him and he didn’t…

UCF Student Health Services Receives AAAHC Accreditation

UCF Student Health Services (SHS) has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) once again.  SHS was first accredited in October…

Reactions to UCF Lake Nona Medical Center Groundbreaking

UCF President Dale Whittaker “Since became president in July, I have thought a lot about what it means to be a leading higher education institution…

Dr. Parthasarathy Leads Medicinal Food Journal

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. These famous words from Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine, highlight the value of eating…

Med Students Honor ‘First Patients’ In Autopsy Presentations

The students’ first patient was a retired tax preparation and legal professional when she died at 94. And before her death, she’d enjoyed a pedicure…

Student-led Conference To Explore Health Impacts Of Climate Change

The World Health Organization predicts climate change will significantly increase the cost of healthcare globally in the next two decades with its effects on basic…