Med Student Teaches NASA About Brain, Balance

Med Student Teaches NASA About Brain, Balance

As a child, he dreamed of becoming an astronaut. On February 3, College of Medicine senior Pouya Shooliz served the space agency in a different way – by teaching several hundred NASA employees at Kennedy Space Center about balance and the brain. On the anniversaries of the Space Shuttle Challenger and Space Shuttle Columbia disasters, […]

UCF Health Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

UCF Health, the College of Medicine physician practice, received recognition today as a nationally certified Patient-Centered Medical Home for its use of evidence-based, patient-centered care in a teamwork environment. About 10 percent of the nation’s primary care practices have received the honor. The National Committee for Quality Assurance gives medical home recognition to practices with a […]

UCF Unveils First-of-its-Kind Therapy Café in Florida

Ten years ago Diana Tafur was ejected from a New York City taxi in an accident involving a drunk driver and landed on her head. The impact left the then 22-year-old woman with a traumatic brain injury that completely changed her life and that of her family’s. After surviving four and half months in a […]

Early Med School Match Results: 4 for 4

All four College of Medicine seniors who went through early residency match have placed in top programs across the country. While 2016 National Match Day is March 18, the specialties of ophthalmology and urology match early and are considered among the nation’s most competitive. Seniors David Griffin, Amber Hoang and Matt Tadrus matched into ophthalmology, […]