College of Medicine — COMmunique, May 1, 2017
 
 

Medical School For Students With Disabilities Challenging, But Not Impossible

The road to medical school is difficult enough, but for medical students with a physical or mental disability such as Asperger’s, the journey is even...Read More...

Burnett Student’s Research On Fatty Liver Disease Gains Top State Honors

A Burnett School master’s student’s research into fatty liver disease is among the top two graduate research projects in Florida. Simeon Thibeaux, who is in...Read More...

Teaching Docs to Tackle Obesity

Obesity affects more than one-third of U.S. adults, contributing chronic diseases such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and even some cancers. But when it comes...Read More...

UCF Student Who Started Effort to Help Homeless Wins Fellowship

  A University of Central Florida student who helped launch an organization to give free health screenings to homeless people has been named a 2017...Read More...

AAMC Webinar Features Med School’s Opioid Curriculum

Four out of five heroin addicts started with pain medications prescribed by their doctors. And the College of Medicine’s leadership in educating future physicians about...Read More...

A Lesson In Compassion From The Dalai Lama’s Doc

Dressed in a bright red robe, Dr. Barry Kerzin, Buddhist monk and personal physician to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, asked UCF medical students to...Read More...

Taking A ‘Second Look’

Ninety-two prospective med students from across the country got a taste of the College of Medicine’s innovative curriculum at the annual Second Look event April...Read More...

KNIGHTS Clinic Wins Innovation Award From Clinton Foundation

Four years since its opening, the student-run free KNIGHTS Clinic continues to be a leader in caring for Central Floridians with limited access to health...Read More...

 
 
 
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Letting Down Your Guard Can Spread COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases spike, health officials are discovering that many people currently testing positive were infected while they were with people they know –...

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