College of Medicine – COMmunique, November 3, 2021
 
 

Med Student, Community Say Thank You To First Responders

When medical student Brittany Perry told leaders of UCF’s new hospital she wanted to provide treats for first-responders treating COVID-19 patients, they thought she might...Read More...

Stories of Courage and Resilience

A transgender resident and a medical student who chose homelessness to save money for her education shared their stories of courage and challenging societal stigmas...Read More...

Collaborative Study Reveals Impact that “Teach-back” Can Have on Patients

Visiting a healthcare professional can be a nerve-wracking experience for patients. It can be more challenging when the patient may not understand what the healthcare...Read More...

“Seeing Her Heart Beating On The Monitor, I Knew We Had Done The Right Thing”

A UCF medical student, who helped lead his college’s first responder unit as an undergraduate, helped perform lifesaving CPR at a Lake Nona restaurant where...Read More...

Dr. Taliaferro Among UCF’s Women of Distinction

  Population health scientist Dr. Lindsay Taliaferro is one of three faculty members who received the 2021-22 UCF Women of Distinction Awards from Faculty Excellence....Read More...

Dr. Parks, Tissue Imaging System Receive UCF Jump Start Award

Dr. Griffith Parks, associate dean for research and director, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, is one of 17 faculty and staff projects that will receive about...Read More...

Dr. Singla Receives Luminary Award

Cardiovascular researcher and Professor Dinender Singla is one of 15 UCF faculty members who were honored for being academic leaders, bettering lives and shining a...Read More...

How Harmless Bacteria Go Rogue, Turn Into Deadly Flesh-Eating Variants

A new UCF-led study reveals how the environment and certain genetic traits play a critical role in the process that trigger bacteria to become human...Read More...

UCF Health Hires Additional Endocrinologist

Dr. Ali Rizvi, a board-certified endocrinologist, has joined UCF Health, the College of Medicine physician practice. His practice focuses on diabetes, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome,...Read More...

 
 
 
 
 
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