UCF Hosts International Conference on Designing Health Care Systems

UCF Hosts International Conference on Designing Health Care Systems

Researchers from more than 20 countries met this week at UCF to discuss emerging trends and technologies that are guiding the design and development of health care systems. They gathered for the 21st annual conference of the Society for Design and Process Science, held Dec. 4-6 at the university’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management and […]

2 Nursing Students Have Perfect Scores on Certification Exams

Graduates from two of UCF’s nurse practitioner programs achieved a perfect score on their national board certification exams this semester. Altogether, 29 College of Nursing’s graduates achieved certification as either adult-gerontology primary nurse practitioners or family nurse practitioners, two specialties that are in growing demand in the health care market. The certification exams are the […]

Psychology Professor Selected as IEEE Fellow

Peter Hancock, a UCF Psychology Pegasus Professor and University Trustee Chair, has been named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow. His appointment, beginning January 2017, is in recognition of his contributions to adaptive human-systems engineering. Adaptive human-systems use direct information from on-line brain physiological monitoring. The systems adjust and adapt their operations to […]

Medical School Expert Invited to White House to Share New Opioid Curriculum

A UCF College of Medicine assistant dean, who is leading efforts to educate medical students about the dangers of prescribing opioids for chronic pain, has been invited to Washington to share the school’s expanded curriculum on the dangers of the highly addictive drugs. Dr. Martin Klapheke, assistant dean for medical education and professor of psychiatry, […]

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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.