UCF, Osceola Regional Medical Center Residents Staff Presidential Inauguration

UCF, Osceola Regional Medical Center Residents Staff Presidential Inauguration

Emergency physicians in training from UCF’s College of Medicine will use their skills on a national stage this week as they staff the presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. The doctors are completing their residencies in Emergency Medicine at Osceola Regional Medical Center. During the inauguration, three ER residents and two attending physicians from Osceola Regional will […]

UCF Expert To Discuss What Terrorists and Freedom Fighters Have in Common

Güneş Murat Tezcür, Ph.D., the Jalal Talabani Chair of Kurdish Political Studies at UCF, will speak at the Tuscawilla Country Club Wednesday, Jan. 25  at 6 p.m. The title of his talk is ‘What do Terrorists and Freedom Fighters Have in Common?’ Tezcür will explain the reasoning behind individuals’ decisions to join an armed organization […]

New, Old Science Combine to Make Faster Medical Test

A UCF researcher has combined cutting-edge nanoscience with a magnetic phenomenon discovered more than 170 years ago to create a method for speedy medical tests. The discovery, if commercialized, could lead to faster test results for HIV, Lyme disease, syphilis, rotavirus and other infectious conditions. “I see no reason why a variation of this technique […]

What's in a Name? Osceola's Advanced Manufacturing Consortium Now Called BRIDG

The International Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing Research, known as ICAMR, announced Tuesday that it will officially do business as BRIDG, an acronym that captures the central mission of the innovative technology collective – “Bridging the Innovation Development Gap.” Leaders say the new name better stands for what they do – connecting researchers and industry to […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.