Transforming Physician Practices Across Florida

Transforming Physician Practices Across Florida

  The UCF College of Medicine is applying for a new federal grant to create a collaborative network for physicians across Florida to improve the health of patients and the providers’ business operations. The nation’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation is funding up to 35 organizations nationally to create collaborative Practice Transformation Networks (PTN). […]

  • Medical School Begins Joint M.D.-Ph.D. Degree

    Starting in fall 2015, UCF will offer a combined M.D.-Ph.D. degree for students wishing to focus their health careers on both patient care and medical research. Established top-tier medical schools like Harvard, Yale, Stanford and Johns Hopkins offer M.D.-Ph.D. programs for “physician-scientists” — healthcare professionals who want to care for patients while also pursuing research […]

  • UCF Students' Prototypes Include Space Friendly IV, Artificial Lung

    Engineering students at the University of Central Florida are at it again, this time trying to give NASA and scientists fighting cancer the tools to help them in their quests. As part of their final projects before graduation, one team of engineering students has designed a way to administer IVs in space, where there is […]

  • CREOL Researchers Develop Key Photonic Device at Difficult Wavelength

    Researchers at UCF’s College of Optics and Photonics (CREOL) have developed a novel platform and optical modulators at the difficult and less-explored wavelength range of mid-infrared. The platform can facilitate breakthroughs in the fields of free-space optical communications, environmental monitoring, sensing and biomedicine. The work was conducted by Ph.D. student Jeff Chiles in professor Sasan […]


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  • UCF Moon Observation Night Saturday For Entire Family

    UCF will host a free Moon Observation Night for children and their families on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the main campus. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., observers will have an opportunity to view the moon through several telescopes set up at Knights Plaza near the CFE Arena. Students and professors associated with UCF’s Planetary Sciences Group […]

  • CREOL Researchers Demonstrate Higher Data Capacity of Optical Networks

    A team from UCF’s CREOL (Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers) and Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands has successfully demonstrated a means by which future optical networks could gain extra capacity and transmit large amounts of data over long distances. By exploiting a new method for multiplexing data, known as […]

  • UCF Contributes to Hurricane Hunting, Better Predictions

    An instrument the size of kitchen oven aboard a state-of-the-art NASA unmanned aircraft is making the job of hurricane prediction a little easier. University of Central Florida electrical engineering professor W. Linwood Jones had a major role in the development of a microwave remote sensor, which can image the ocean-surface wind speed and rainfall patterns […]

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PTSD Treatment at UCF's Anxiety Disorders Clinic

UCF’s Anxiety Disorders Clinic uses olfactory stimulants to replicate traumatic events experienced by PTSD sufferers. Visual, audio and tactile components are also used, but according to patients, smell acts as the most powerful trigger.