UCF Docs Named To Top and Best Doctors 2017

UCF Docs Named To Top and Best Doctors 2017

  Nine UCF physicians, including six who practice at UCF Health, have been named as Best and Top doctors in the December 2017 issue of Orlando Magazine. Included in the list are: Dr. Shazia Bég – Rheumatology Dr. Maria Cannarozzi – Internal Medicine Dr. Mariana Dangiolo – Geriatrics Dr. Bernard Gros – Cardiology Dr. Marcia Katz – Pulmonology Dr. Sergio […]

UCF Ready to Propel Smart Prosthetic Implants Innovation

UCF research may lead towards an exciting future where the blind see again, neurostimulator implants help relieve chronic pain and war veterans feel the sensation of touch in their prosthetic limb. Dr. Melanie Coathup, an internationally recognized specialist in bone regeneration and implant design, has been hired to lead the university’s new Prosthetic Interfaces faculty […]

Ailing Teen Gets Wish To Be Med Student

Tears streamed down Karen Culler’s face as she watched her teenage daughter Hannah receive her white coat from the UCF College of Medicine dean. The tears continued as she watched her daughter help deliver a baby from a robot simulator, diagnose a computerized mannequin with congenital heart failure and interview a patient complaining of abdominal […]

AutoNation Cure Bowl Raises $3.3 Million For Breast Cancer Research

Saturday’s third AutoNation Cure Bowl has brought a total of $3,305,000 to cancer research – including almost $1 million to a College of Medicine scientist. Cure Bowl and College of Medicine leaders, elected officials, cancer survivors and football fans applauded the event, held at Orlando’s Camping World Stadium, for increasing awareness and funding for breast […]

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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.