Med School’s Dr. Dangiolo Named To State Alzheimer’s Research Board

Med School's Dr. Dangiolo Named To State Alzheimer's Research Board

College of Medicine faculty member and geriatrics specialist Dr. Mariana Dangiolo has been appointed to the state’s new Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant Advisory Board, created to help fund research into the prevention and cure of the neurodegenerative disease. Florida has an estimated 500,000 residents with Alzheimer’s disease of America’s 5.2 million sufferers. During the 2014 […]

  • UCF’s Largest Health Expo, Oct. 1

    Healthy Knights Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 1 @ 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. held in the SU Pegasus Ballroom. Students will have the chance to attend the largest Health Expo at UCF, complete with free health screenings, free flu shots, and information about the services available at UCF to help students be happy, healthy and […]

  • College of Medicine Volunteer Faculty Member Named President of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

    Dr. Ravi Jahagirdar, an Orlando-based urologist who serves as a volunteer faculty member at the UCF College of Medicine, has been elected President of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), which represents over 65,000 doctors of Indian origin in the United States and is the nation’s largest ethnic medical organization. Dr. Jahagirdar […]

  • Toss Old, Unused Medicine at Drug Take-Back Event

    Get rid of expired or unused medication the right– and safe– way during UCF’s drug take-back event next week. UCF Police and UCF Health Services will partner to collect expired, unwanted or unused prescription or over-the-counter drugs as part of an anonymous, no-questions-asked national effort to curb drug abuse and safely dispose of unneeded medicine. […]


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  • Legislative Grants Aids UCF Crohn's Disease Research

    The UCF College of Medicine has received a $500,000 grant from the Florida Legislature to further its research into Crohn’s disease and is sharing the funding with the University of Miami to investigate causes and better treatments for patients sickened with the inflammatory bowel disease. Part of UCF’s funding will study whether fried foods cause […]

  • Aroian Selected as Distinguished Presenter at National Research Conference

    Nursing Professor Karen Aroian has been invited to present her research at the 2014 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research conference on Thursday, Sept. 18 in Washington, D.C. Dr. Aroian is one of nine nurse researchers selected by the Congress committee to showcase her research to the entire conference audience during a special […]

  • Lockheed Martin Donation Expands Simulation Training for Nursing Students

    Lockheed Martin, whose longtime partnership with UCF represents a shared commitment to education and an improved quality of life in Florida, has recently donated state-of-the-art simulation equipment to be used for student training in UCF’s College of Nursing. Three high-fidelity mannequins, consumable medical supplies, an IV catheter trainer and other equipment will allow students to […]

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